Recount Results in 2 Extra Votes
Staff from Ellsworth's City Clerk's office along with overseers recounted the municipal ballots in the recently contested municipal election to verify the count between Marc Blanchette and Gene Lyons.
The initial results had Blanchette besting Lyons by 20 votes, winning another 3 year term on the Ellsworth City Council.
The recount resulted in 2 extra votes being credited to Lyons, with no loss or gain of votes for Blanchette. The verified results therefore are Blanchette 618 votes and Lyons 600 votes.
The final difference is 18 votes, with Blanchette the confirmed victor