(Press Release from Calhoun County)

The Calhoun County Board of Canvassers will be conducting a recount on Thursday, November 19, 2015.  The recount will be held in the Council Chambers at the City of Springfield, 601 Avenue A in Springfield.

A recount of the votes cast in the City of Springfield at the November 3, 2015 City Election for the candidates who sought the office of Springfield City Mayor, will commence at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015.  The two candidates include:  Harry Burdett and Carey Whitfield.

Two recount teams will be used to hand count the optical scan ballots in the City of Springfield, combined Precinct 1 and 2.

Ballots will be hand-counted, not machine counted.  The recounts will be conducted in accordance with the Rules issued by the Board of State Canvassers for the conduct of election recounts.

Each candidate will be permitted to designate two representatives to observe each of the recount teams.  This meeting is open for the public to attend.