http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. bill lowers threshold for election recounts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-bill-lowers-threshold-election-recounts <p>Did your favorite Missouri candidate lose a close election?</p><p>Well, <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills111/biltxt/intro/HB0121I.htm">a southern Missouri lawmaker wants to make it harder</a> for close-election losers to get an automatic recount.</p><p>Currently, candidates for public office in Missouri can request a recount if they lose by less than 1 percent point of the total vote.</p> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 17:31:19 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 295 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. bill lowers threshold for election recounts