After recount, Rep. Michael Bergan remains winner of Iowa House District 55

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(KCRG) - Recount numbers have been released to determine the winner for Iowa House District 55.

The auditors in Winneshiek and Clayton Counties recounted ballots yesterday in the race between Democrat Kayla Koether and Republican Michael Bergan.

Before the audit, only seven votes separated them. After the recount requested by Koether, Bergan gained five more votes and Koether three votes.

That means in the final count, only nine votes separated the two.

Bergan has been declared the winner, bringing the final total to 6,924 for Bergan and 6,915 for Koether.