CHICAGO (AP) — A county clerk plans a coin flip to decide the winner of the tied vote for a trustee seat in the Chicago suburb of Sauk Village.
Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough’s office says the coin flip is Tuesday at her office in downtown Chicago. Yarbrough will be there along with candidates Gary T. Bell and Beth Zupon.READ MORE: 2 Injured In Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway Near 57th Street
Under Illinois law when there’s a tie in an election the county clerk shall “determine by lot which of them is to be declared elected.”READ MORE: Jefferson Park Homeowner Creates Visual Magic, With Huge Rotating Christmas Tree Poking Through Roof; 'Go Big, Or Go Home'
Turnout in the April 2 election was 9.3% among Sauk Village’s more than 8,200 registered voters. The clerk’s office will certify the election results to the Illinois State Board of Elections after Tuesday’s coin flip.
A coin flip last decided a Cook County election in 2013 for Stickney trustee.MORE NEWS: 2 Men Break Into GameStop In Logan Square
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