Oregon Senate Republican leader Ted Ferrioli wants a recount in District Three. Incumbent Alan Bates, a Democrat, has the lead in southern Oregon’s District three. He's ahead of Republican Dave Dotterrer by about 275 votes out of nearly 49,000 cast. Senate Republican leader Ted Ferrioli thinks it's a close enough race to call for a recount. If Dotterer managed to come out on top, power in the Senate could shift to Republican control. Senate Republican say they'll pay for the recount. Senate Democratic leader Ddiane Rosenbaum issued a statement saying Republicans are too hasty - the Secretary of State still not finalizing vote tallies. She also says bates is a clear winner in the race.