Nathan Cobbs didnít
beat Scott McCord by one vote in the race for the 4th District seat on the
Chesterton Town Council.
Cobbs didnít beat the Democrat McCord at all.
They tied: 401 to
deadline today, the Porter County Election Board certified five additional
votes in Chestertonís only municipal race on Nov. 3: four of them
provisional ballots, the fifth an e-mail vote submitted by a member of the
Two of those five
votes went to Cobbs, three to McCord.
Under Indiana Code,
the tie must now be broken, sometime before Dec. 31, by a vote of the
Chesterton Town Council itself, that is, by the incumbents currently sitting
on it: Jim Ton, R-1st; Lloyd Kittredge, R-2nd; Nick Walding, R-3rd; Sharon
Darnell, D-4th; and Emerson DeLaney, R-5th.
In the event of yet
another tie vote, Clerk-Treasurer Stephanie Kuziela would cast the final