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Bloom wants recount following close New Orleans City Council election

Seth Bloom (Source: Elect Seth Bloom) Seth Bloom (Source: Elect Seth Bloom)
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After a narrow win for the New Orleans City Council District B seat by Jay Banks, Seth Bloom said he wants a recount.

Banks won by 131 votes, but Bloom said he won’t concede.

The controversy – Bloom said absentee ballots were tossed out and he wants an investigation.

He said he will concede to Banks if the votes are still in his favor after the recount.

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