Niles council recount conducted, winner decided

NILES, Mich. -- Election officials have completed the recount in Niles City Council 2nd Ward race, which also resulted in a tie, 377 to 377.

After the election was tied, the two men drew slips out of a hat to determine the winner.

Candidate Travis Timm pulled the slip that said "elected," while candidate Robert Durm selected "not elected."

Durm requested a recount, which was conducted November 20th.

The recount confirmed the tie and Timm's drawing was upheld.

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