New York Republican candidate Claudia Tenney's direct within the state's incumbent increased to 122 votes following more than 300 votes were discovered that were attributed to an error by county officials, a report stated.
The Post-Standard reported the Oneida County election officials were reviewing ballots and determined that 393 of those votes were enrolled on legitimate and time. Of these ballots, 232 went into Rep. Anthony Brindisi. Oswego County News Now reported that the ballot count could be completed by Monday.
The competition between Brindisi, the Democrat incumbent, also Tenney is the only race in the nation which hasn't been certified. The candidates have sparred in court on contested affidavit and absentee ballots cast within their district in central New York.
The Post-Standard reported that a total of 312,066 votes were cast in the district and the election has been"beleaguered by errors" and ended up at the State Supreme Court.
The Oswego County News Now report stated that Tenney appreciated a 28,422 vote lead over her Democrat opponent, but that lead evaporated to approximately 200 after absentee ballots were counted. The legal fight found the tally oscillate between candidates.