Newsday: Officials say Hempstead supervisor ballots will be counted Monday

Posted: Updated:

Next week residents will learn the official winner of the Hempstead supervisor's race.

Nassau County Board of Elections officials will begin counting nearly 6,000 absentee ballots and affidavits Monday, according to Newsday.

MORE: Republican Donald Clavin Jr. declares victory in Hempstead supervisor race

Election Day results showed Republican Don Clavin leading current Supervisor Laura Gillen by 1,392 votes with all precincts reporting.

He declared victory, but Gillen did not concede, and wants all absentee ballots counted.

Democratic Party officials said they may request a full recount, depending on the outcome of the paper ballot count. 

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."