Unfinished recount numbers shows Bentley gaining votes

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The latest total from the recount in the Republican primary shows Robert Bentley holding his lead over third place finisher Tim James.

A GOP party spokesman says, with the recount completed in 63 counties, Bentley is leading James by more than 200 votes. That is an increase for Bentley, who led James by 167 votes after the June 1st primary.

Greene and Pickens counties begin their recounts today.

Other counties will wrap up the process.

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