November 13, 2015
Contact: Kristen Schulze Muszynski
Work: 626-8404/Cell: 441-7638

Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap
announces recount results for House District 19

AUGUSTA ? Republican candidate Matthew Harrington has been named the winner of the House District 19 seat, based on the results of a ballot recount conducted today, announced Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap.

In the final tabulation of ballots cast, Harrington received 767 votes to Democratic candidate Jean Noon?s 754 votes. District 19 covers part of Sanford. A recount of the Nov. 3 election results was requested by Noon after unofficial results from Election Day indicated that she had lost the election by 14 votes, 754 to 768.

House District 19 Recount



Candidate (Party)

Unofficial Nov. 3 Results

Final Recount Results

State Representative


Matthew A. Harrington (R)

Jean Noon (D)





In a recount, the representatives of each candidate and staff members from the Department of the Secretary of State manually review each ballot to determine the official vote tally. The recount, which is open to the public, took place at the Maine Department of Public Safety building in Augusta. 
A date will be determined by the Legislature for Harrington to be sworn into the House of Representatives, prior to the legislative session beginning in January.