- Associated Press - Monday, December 5, 2016

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on a recount of Nov. 8 election ballots that began in Las Vegas (all times local):

2:15 p.m.

Officials say the vote recount that began Monday at a county election warehouse near Las Vegas is examining ballots cast in 84 precincts in and around Las Vegas.

The Secretary of State Ballots says eight other precincts in four Nevada counties are being reviewed at the request of independent presidential candidate Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente.

De La Fuente picked the 92 precincts statewide that he wanted reviewed - including one in the Las Vegas area that he listed twice.

De La Fuente last week requested and paid about $14,000 for the Nevada recount.

Clark County Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria told says it will take 25 employees all week to review thousands of votes cast in and around Las Vegas for the Nov. 8 election.

Gloria says he’s not sure yet how many ballots that’ll be, but they’ll be done by Friday.

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10:55 a.m.

A ballot recount began Monday at a county election warehouse near Las Vegas where officials handling the bulk of a statewide effort say it’ll take all week to review thousands of votes cast in the Nov. 8 election.

Clark County Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria told reporters that 25 employees are examining ballots cast in 84 precincts in and around Las Vegas.

Gloria says he’s not sure yet how many ballots that’ll be, but the tally will be done by Friday.

Eight other precincts in four Nevada counties are being reviewed at the request of independent presidential candidate Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente.

He picked the 92 precincts statewide that he wanted reviewed.

De La Fuente last week requested and paid about $14,000 for the Nevada recount.


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