PC Leader Rob Lantz says vote recount 'only prudent'

Progressive Conservative Leader Rob Lantz has filed for a judicial recount in District 13, Charlottetown-Brighton, the party announced Friday.

Lantz seeks recount after losing district to Liberal Jordan Brown by 24 votes

PC Leader Rob Lantz has asked for a provincial election vote recount. (CBC)

Progressive Conservative Leader Rob Lantz has filed for a judicial recount in District 13, Charlottetown-Brighton, the party announced Friday.

Lantz lost the district to Liberal newcomer Jordan Brown in the May 4 provincial election by just 24 votes.

The number of votes cast was 2,706.

"Given that narrow margin of less than one per cent it's only prudent to ask for a recount to confirm those results," said Lantz in a news release.

Friday was the deadline for recount paperwork to be filed with Elections PEI.

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