After Tuesday's close election, and amid claims of voter suppression, mayoral candidate Michael Satterwhite is calling for the city's ballots to be recounted. (Spenser Hasak)
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Lynn mayoral candidate to file for recount

LYNN — School Committee member Michael Satterwhite is filing for a recount of votes after Tuesday’s preliminary election left him in third place, thus removing him from being on the ballot for the final election in November. 

On Tuesday, Satterwhite's fellow School Committee member Jared Nicholson received the most votes, at 3,220; City Council President Darren Cyr received 2,593 votes; and Satterwhite received 2,286. 

Satterwhite said he believes a recount is warranted ― one that he will pay for ― since he was not too far behind Cyr in votes. 

He also cited multiple issues with t…

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