Town of Milton issues release regarding recount results.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Recount confirms Duvall as victor in Ward 1
November 20, 2014 – Milton, ON – A recount held on November 13, 2014 confirmed that Robert Duvall will be the new Ward 1 Councillor for Milton.
Duvall received 474 votes in the recount and 14 more than the incumbent, Sharon Barkley – the same as the official results released on October 28.
As per the Municipal Elections Act, the ballots were recounted in the same manner in which they were originally counted, using vote tabulators.
“As expected, the recount reconfirmed the accuracy of the vote tabulators used for our elections,” said Troy McHarg, Town Clerk.
All Town of Milton Councillors will be sworn in at the inaugural meeting on December 1, 2014.