Supervisor of Elections: Recount for South Daytona Mayor's Race

By Henry Frederick
Headline Surfer
 
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A recount washas been ordered in the South Daytona Mayor’s race, beginning at 9 am on Friday.

The recount will take place at the Department of Elections, Historic Courthouse, 125 W. New York Avenue in Deland.

The preliminary results indicate that of the 2,599 total votes cast; William "Bill" Hall received 1,302 votes or 50.10 percent and George F. Locke III received 1,297 votes or 49.90 percent.

"If the machine recount indicates that a manual recount is required, the manual recount will begin immediately following the machine recount," Supervisor of Elections Lisa Lewis told Headline Surfer adding the Canvassing Board orderted the recount Tuesday night when the votes were tallied showing Hall with a slight lead.

 

 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's a third of the way though the Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation will be in March 2018.