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The City of Port Colborne announced the results of the recount held Monday, Oct. 31, after the ward two election, held Monday, Oct. 24, resulted in a tie between incumbents Eric Beauregard and Angie Desmarais.  

Eric Beauregard was announced as the successful candidate to take the second seat for ward two, joining Tim Hoyle who received the most votes in that ward.

Candidates and their scrutineers attended City Hall Monday to observe the recount process. Following the recount, and in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, the city clerk conducted a draw to break the tie and choose the successful candidate for the second seat.  An official declaration for the second ward two council seat will be made 16 days following the recount.