Rep. Pat Connick says attorneys have contacted him for information on the vote count in Orleans Parish
An outspoken opponent of the Crescent City Connection tolls says a group of local attorneys is looking into the possibility of filing a lawsuit to recount the votes cast in the Nov. 6 toll referendum.
"There are some attorneys who have contacted me for information concerning the vote, and especially the hand-counted ballots in Orleans Parish, and they're looking at that and they're gonna decide whether to pursue a cause of action or a complaint," says state Rep. Pat Connick, R-Harvey.
Connick tells 99.5FM there are concerns about the integrity of the vote.
"No one's alleging wrongdoing. It's just that when you're hand counting something, there's always a chance for a mistake, and that's what they're gonna be looking at."
Connick also says he's thinking about filing a bill in the Legislature to reduce the extension of the tolls from 20 years to 10 years.
Voters approved a 20-year extension of the tolls by just 16 votes.