(Oklahoma City)- The Oklahoma Republican Party today released the following statement on the recount to take place in House District 71. As of Tuesday, Republican candidate Katie Henke trailed her opponent by just 3 votes.
“I want to thank the election board for their work through this recount process,” said Henke. “I feel that it is of the utmost importance, and I have an obligation to the voters of House District 71 to, as Ronald Reagan said ‘trust, but verify’ these results.”
“I look forward to the recount process, this campaign will continue,” concluded Henke.
“We always preach ‘every vote matters,” said OKGOP Chairman Matt Pinnell. “Therefore, we must make sure every vote is fairly and properly counted in District 71 according to the law. Once the recount process is finished, we look forward to continuing our campaign to elect a common-sense conservative Republican to this seat in November.”