County Recount Cost Estimates and Counting Methods

The attached document contains each county's recount expense estimate and the method it plans to use for recounting the ballot.  We continue to update this list as counties provide their minutes of the recount to us.  Several counties decided to change their recount method after their initial report and the breakdown of recount methods as of Friday, December 16 is as follows:

  • 51 counties plan to recount by hand
  • 12 counties plan a combination of optical scanners and hand count
  • 9 counties plan to use optical scanners