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Harford races for local offices remain unchanged after first absentee canvass

Harford races for local offices remain unchanged after first absentee canvass

Harford County candidates who were in the lead after the initial results were tallied after Tuesday's primary election remained ahead Thursday after the first of three canvasses of absentee and provisional ballots was completed.

Some races, such as those for Harford County executive and president of the County Council, ended with a clear winner, but other races for some seats on the council and in the state legislature have much tighter margins.

More than 400 absentee ballots were counted by staffers at the Harford County Board of Elections headquarters in Forest Hill. The five-person Board of Elections, sitting as the Board of Canvassers, reviewed a handful of ballots that...

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