When last we heard from Darrell Sorrels, he was asking for a recount in the race for Oklahoma County Sheriff, which he lost by a mere, um, 74,000 votes.
Check the floor for stray fabric, because Sorrels has thrown in the towel:
Wednesday afternoon, the Oklahoma County Election Board announced that Sorrels’ attorney, Stephen Jones, stopped the recount.
That’s because across 14 precincts, Sorrels had a net gain of only one vote.
About 90 percent of the $25,800 recount cost paid by Sorrels — via check from something called Enterprise Investments, Inc. — will be refunded.
In other news, Stephen Jones apparently now has his own Wikipedia page, which needless to say does not link to this.
Update, 16 November: Sorrels is now being sued for some “defamatory” material on his Facebook page.