The City Council of Pelican Rapids met as required by state statute to canvas votes on Wednesday, 11-22-06, at 7:30 a.m., in Council Chambers, City Hall, 315 N. Broadway. Mayor
Meeting called to order by Mayor Runningen.
Council reviewed and canvassed the votes for the General Election of
Recount official Glenys Ehlert said the manual recount was requested by candidate Curt Markgraf and was conducted at his expense. Candidate Markgraf was present at the recount.
The manual recount enabled recount staff to determine voter intent regarding four ballots that the precinct counter recorded as over votes. The votes were determined as follows:
Curt Markgraf 290
John Waller III 296
Ben Woessner 327
Write-In Votes 22
Number of blank ballots for this office 39
Number of ballots counted for this office 935
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Waller to introduce the following resolution:
WHEREAS, a record kept by the recount officials for the recount conducted on
WHEREAS, the tabulation of votes for the offices of council members show the majority of the votes being cast for Ben Woessner with 327 and John Waller III with 296.
Mayor Runningen, Council Members Peterson and Waller voted yes. No one voted no. Motion passed and resolution declared duly adopted.
Glenys Ehlert, CMC