Recounting the Drama—Hill Places Second; Miller Placed in Cuffs

From GV Wire:

Watching a ballot recount is the political equivalent of watching paint dry. Until security removes a candidate in handcuffs.

In the end, Fresno city council candidate Tate Hill not only kept his second place finish and his spot in the November run-off, he gained votes and expanded his lead.

For challenger Daren Miller though, Monday (July 9) provided a harsh lesson in civics.

He says county security guards placed him in handcuffs and escorted him out of the Fresno County Election Training Facility after he refused to leave when officials wanted to lock up the room for the lunch hour.

He was not arrested, and uncuffed once he left the room.

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