City of Washington Council Seat tied, William Pitt declared winner by lot

    The fifth seat on the Washington City Council was tied between William Pitt and Roland Wyman. After a machine recount and hand-eye recount, the tie at 621 votes each was confirmed by the Beaufort County Board of Elections. After the tie was confirmed, 10 slips of paper with each candidates name listed five times, where folded and placed in a basket. William Pitt was drawn and declared the winner of the seat.

    The final recount totals can be downloaded below.