Melanie Leneghan

Melanie Leneghan
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The woman who narrowly lost the Republican primary for central Ohio’s 12th Congressional district will ask for a recount, according to an email from her campaign. 

Melanie Leneghan says she plans to request a recount of some precincts in Delaware, Franklin, Licking and Muskingum counties. Leneghan, a Liberty Township trustee, lost Muskingum County to Troy Balderson, a state Senator from Zanesville, by about 3,500 votes, but still told Cleveland.com she was “surprised” by his victory in his home county.

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Though he’s only made three actual trips to Ohio this year, it seemed like President Trump was around a lot this primary season.