City Council race headed for machine recount


November 25, 2021

Miguel Gutierrez holds a five-vote lead over George W. Blush for a seat on the Shelton City Council following the final Nov. 2 general election ballot count released on Monday, triggering a recount by the Mason County Auditor’s Office.

Gutierrez had 728 votes for 49.59% and Blush 723 votes for 49.25% in their race for a four-year seat as council member No. 7. Write-in candidates had received 17 votes.

The results released on Nov. 4 had Gutierrez with a three-vote lead.

A couple weeks ago, Mason County Auditor Paddy McGuire told the Journal that by law, an automatic machine count will be c...

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