05/06/2015 07:45 EDT | Updated 05/06/2016 05:59 EDT

Recount In Southern Alberta Riding After Wildrose Beats Tories By 12 Votes

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Election officials will be recounting votes in a southern Alberta rural riding.

Wildrose candidate Dave Schneider beat incumbent Progressive Conservative Ian Donovan by just 12 votes in the riding of Little Bow on Tuesday night.

Little Bow returning officer Virginia Wauters says it'll be a while before a definitive winner is declared.

She says the returning officer and the election clerk will count the more than 13,000 votes again.

After that, a candidate can also request a judicial recount.

Schneider had 4,803 votes and Ian Donovan with 4,791.


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