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Rembert gains in second count


August 16, 2018

Rob Rembert of Pullman widened the gap over Dan LeBeau by 129 votes for the number-two finish in the race for district court judge after 2,593 more ballots were counted late Friday by the elections office. John Hart, the leader of the three-way race, also increased his margin by picking up 1,101 votes in the second count.

The tally for the three-way race now stands at Hart 3,493, Rembert 2,392 and LeBeau 2,207. The top two will advance to the general election.

The Friday count put the overall count at 9,116 votes for a turnout of more than 40 percent.

In the closest count, incumbent Mark Cl...

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