Friday, November 21, 2014

GMO Labeling Measure Appears Headed for Recount

Posted By on Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 10:05 AM

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The most expensive ballot measure in Oregon history may be headed for a recount. Currently in the defeat column by a margin of about 1,500 votes, Measure 92 (to label foods containing GMOs) appears to fall within the recount margin of 3,000 votes.

According to the Oregonian, the already close race moved into recount territory after voters cleared up a significant portion of the more the 13,000 ballots across the state that were challenged (and therefore, previously uncounted) due to inconsistent or missing signatures.

The challenge ballots apparently leaned in favor of the labeling measure. Do you think a recount will change the results?

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