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Underdog Daniel Rivera declares victory in Lawrence

Recount possible as Mayor Lantigua awaits final count

LAWRENCE — With the narrowest of margins in this city’s hotly contested mayoral election, challenger Daniel Rivera declared late Tuesday that he had unseated the controversial and popular mayor, William Lantigua .

Preliminary results showed Rivera with 7,625 votes to Lantigua’s 7,565 — a margin of just 60 ballots.

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