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Coin toss to decide winner of tied city council election

County Clerk Dan English, center tossed the coin between Jimmie Masters, left and Ralph Noyes at the County Elections office in Coeur d�Alene on Tuesday June 1, 2010. The two men tied for precinct committeeman both receiving 123 votes. As dictated by Idaho code, the election was decided by a coin toss that landed in favor of Jimmie Masters. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)
County Clerk Dan English, center tossed the coin between Jimmie Masters, left and Ralph Noyes at the County Elections office in Coeur d�Alene on Tuesday June 1, 2010. The two men tied for precinct committeeman both receiving 123 votes. As dictated by Idaho code, the election was decided by a coin toss that landed in favor of Jimmie Masters. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

HEYBURN, Idaho – A coin toss will decide the winner of a tied election for a city council seat in a south-central Idaho city.

The Times-News reports that the coin flip is set for Wednesday at the Heyburn City Hall.

Incumbent Heyburn City Councilman Dick Galbraith and challenger Glen Loveland each received 112 votes in Tuesday’s election.

City Clerk Ashley Langley is scheduled to perform the coin toss.


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