Posted: November 19, 2008
CA-4: 29,000 Ballots Remain to be Counted
In California's 4th US Congressional District, where Tom McClintock (R) leads Charlie Brown (D) by 562 votes, 29,000 ballots remain to be counted, about 8,000 of them provisional. After changes in state law, California no longer has automatic recounts, but any voter (including candidates) may obtain a recount by filing a proper request within 5 days of the election. Cal.Elec.Code 15620.