The 2006 Vermont Auditor of Accounts election was held on November 7, 2006 and resulted in one of the closest statewide election victories in Vermont history. It also resulted in the first statewide election recount since 1980, and the first time in the state's history, that such a recount resulted in the overturning of the election night results.
This was the first statewide recount in Vermont in 26 years. According to the state archivist, it is also the first time in the state's history that a certified election was overturned on the basis of a recount. Also, according to Brock, this may have been the closest statewide election in the state's history.[permanent dead link]
The unofficial recount results as of December 19, 2006, as reported by the Vermont Secretary of State's office  (these results do not include small changes due to the counting of 62 provisional and vote by phone ballots, and due to the court's resolution of a small number of disputed ballots, that were included in the final results):