The razor-thin margin in the race for state Supreme Court Justice has not yet been resolved, and the North Carolina State Board of Elections says the counting will continue for a couple of days.
The state board says there are still almost 60 precincts that need to be reviewed out of 142 recount sites.
Incumbent Democrat Cheri Beasley has picked up 10 votes, while Republican Challenger Paul Newby added 13.
Newby entered the recount with a lead of about 400 votes out of more than 5 million cast.
A review of precincts in Forsyth and Guilford so far has not changed the tally for either candidate, but there are still some Guilford precincts to be counted.
State law allows Beasley to seek a hand-to-eye recount in 3 percent of randomly selected precincts in each of the state's 100 counties.
If the results differ enough from an earlier machine recount, the state board may call for a recount of the entire county.