Recount completed in Ector County Sheriff's race

Recount completed in Ector County Sheriff's race
Ector County Sheriff's Office logo (Source: KWES)

ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Ector County will officially have a new sheriff in 2017.

A recount of the votes from Ector County Sheriff's race was completed just before 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.

According to Ector County Elections Administrator, Mitzi Scheible, Mike Griffis is still the winner by 54 votes.

During the recount, Scheible said, Griffis gained two votes and Joe Commander gained one vote.

Scheible added that the election day totals were the same for both candidates and the additional votes came from early voting.

Commander requested the recount late last week.

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