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Recount In Keys Commission Race Confirms Result: Martinez Wins

Incumbent Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthers, left, was defeated by Republican Eddie Martinez
Incumbent Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthers, left, was defeated by Republican Eddie Martinez

The recount in the Monroe County Commissioner District 3 race, just like Tuesday night’s results, came out in favor of the Republican challenger Eddie Martinez over Democrat incumbent Heather Carruthers.

The percentages didn’t change.

The recount came out to 50.15% for Martinez and 49.85% for Carruthers, said Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Joyce Griffin, who announced the results Saturday night.

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Gwen Filosa covers the Florida Keys for WLRN. She has been reporting from the island chain for over a decade, from Cuban landings and the workforce housing crisis, to the oddities and charms of the Keys.
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