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July 22, 2018
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Flip of a Coin
(WOUB) - A winner has been decided in the Democratic Athens County Commisioner race by the flip of a coin.. For now.

After adding in about 2,300 provisional and absentee ballots Thursday - Jim Pancake and Charlie Adkins were tied at 2,854 votes each.

There will be a recount in the race - but According the Secretary of State's office, a winner must be declared before they can go ahead with a recount.

So, a coin flip was held at the Board of Elections.

Jim Pancake was determined to be the winner.

The recount will be held Saturday April 5th at 9 a.m.
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