Pro-Second Amendment candidate Martha McSally (R-AZ) holds a 341 vote lead over pro-gun control incumbent Ron Barber (D-AZ-2) for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District–Gabby Giffords’ former seat–with the remaining provisional ballots in Pima County slated to be counted today.
The Arizona Republic reports that McSally’s lead was at 509 votes on November 8 but fell by 168 votes after “Pima County election officials reversed course and decided to process some on Sunday,” November 9.
Pima County has 7,300 provisional ballots which they plain to count on November 10. And the county recorder indicates another 2,700 provisional ballots are expected to be transmitted for “tabulation” as well.
Breitbart News previously reported that McSally held a slight lead–36 votes–over Barber on November 5, the morning after the elections. She has maintained a lead since that time, but the vote count on her lead has been in flux as early–and now provisional–ballot counts impact the overall figures.
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