Recount: San Bento leads challenger by 1 vote


State Rep. William San Bento Jr. of Pawtucket led his Democratic primary challenger by one vote after three recounts Monday.

The incumbent had 544 votes to 543 votes for Carlos Tobon.

The recount in the House District 58 race was done at the Board of Elections.

San Bento was first elected to the state House of Representatives in 1992.

Whoever wins the race will face no opposition in the Nov. 6 general election.

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