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Lisa Austin Announces Write In Campaign For Erie County Council

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Lisa Austin may have lost the democratic primary for a seat on Erie county council, but she's not out of the race just yet.
She's running a write-in campaign for the general election in November.
She made the announcement Tuesday night at the Masonic Temple in Erie.
You may remember Austin was originally declared the winner of the seat in the second district during the may primary, but after the discovery of uncounted votes, Andre Horton was declared the winner.
Austin says she believes she has a chance in November, because many things have changed since May.

"The race was relatively close. The difference between my opponent and I was less than one third of one percent.  So it's a very tiny margin and there were other opponents who are no longer in the race at this time," said Austin.

Austin says if she does win, her main focus will be revamping the local economy.

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