833 votes now separate Daucher and Correa

From Times staff reports

Republican Lynn Daucher widened her lead over Democrat Lou Correa to 833 votes Friday as absentee and provisional ballot counting continued in the 34th state Senate district race.

Daucher led by just 13 votes after election night, but that has grown as county officials have continued to count ballots.

More than 5,600 ballots were counted Friday, and an estimated 18,000 remain.

Officials said they planned to continue the count today, take a break Sunday, then resume next week.