Just when you thought the Norwalk Municipal election was over, it continues. Due to the automatic triggers of the 1% rule, an automatic recount of the board of education (BOE) and at-large common council races has been triggered. The recount will be held at 10 am at City Hall in the Community Room with Professor Plum and the lead pipe.
Here’s the current “official” vote totals for the at-large race:
Here’s the current “official” vote totals for the BOE race:
So what does the recount entail?
All the ballots will be manually examined for the hanging chads, stray marks, duplicate votes. marks outside the bubble in order to determine voter’s intent and then rerun through a ballot machine. Then the totals will be final, once everyone agrees on the ballots submitted and run through the machine.