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August 7, 2014 3:12 PM

Legislation would require automatic recounts in very close statewide finishes

California taxpayers would pick up the tab for recounts in close statewide elections under soon-to-be-amended legislation that follows criticism of existing state rules during last month’s recount in the controller’s race.

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