In the most recent ballot count from the Nov. 2 election, Miguel Gutierrez held a three-vote lead over George W. Blush for a seat on the Shelton City Council.
In the Mason County Auditor’s Office results released on Nov. 4, Gutierrez had 714 votes for 49.51% and Blush 711 votes for 49.31% in their race for a four-year seat as council member No. 7. Write-in candidates had received 17 votes.
The votes are scheduled to be updated yesterday, after the Journal had gone to press.
On Friday, Mason County Auditor Paddy McGuire told the Journal his office was caught up in the ballot count, leaving...