UPDATE: Gary B. Hunter won by 38 votes in the recount Friday. Hunter received 3570 votes to Jones' 3532 votes.
NEWPORT NEWS -- A recount is taking place between two candidates following a tightly contested Newport News School Board election.
Unofficial election results back in May gave Rick Jones Jr. a 47-vote lead over Gary B. Hunter in the city-wide race for the School Board's at-large seat.
An audit two days later found discrepancies and it was determined Hunter actually won the election.
Jones then requested a recount, which is taking place in Newport News on Friday.
City Registrar Vicki Lewis tells 13 News Now they expect to have the recount results around 3 p.m.