The Rhode Island Board of Elections today announced that it will meet on Monday, September 19th at 9:30 am to consider recounts requested in the September 13th primary races listed below.

Recounts will be conducted and completed on Monday, and the Board will meet again on Tuesday, September 20th to certify final primary election results.

Requested recounts:

Providence City Council Ward 3 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: Corey D. Jones

Providence City Council Ward 14 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: Andrew R. Poyant

Providence City Council Ward 4 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: Joseph A. Casoli

Senate District 29 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: Michael C. Carreiro

Representative District 57 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: James N. McLaughlin

Providence City Council Ward 15 – Democrat Primary

Requestors: Oscar O. Vargas, Santos Javier

Representative District 58 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: George P. Hovarth

Providence City Council Ward 10 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: Natalia D. Rosa Sosa

Providence City Council Ward 12 – Democrat Primary

Requestor: Belen Florez

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