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Tue January 1, 2013
Mayor Settles Council Election Tie With Coin Toss
Originally published on Tue January 1, 2013 6:44 am
In Seguin, Texas, a December city council election ended in a tie. Both candidates received 141 votes. So it was up to the mayor to settle things. The law gave him some options such as drawing straws or tossing dice. He chose: coin toss.