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Sibal can't recall any previous election ties in Kimball County history


Gail Dunkle for the Western Nebraska Observer

Cathy Sibal, Kimball County Clerk, is shaking the hat containing the names for candidates tied in the Dix Village Board election. Dave Parshall's name was drawn.

Dave Parshall took the third Village of Dix board seat following the Nov. 8 election and a subsequent automatic recount and tie-breaker.

According to Deputy Clerk, Josie Morgan, there was an automatic recount for the third board position because the votes were so close.

Gail Dunkle took the first seat with a total of 51 votes with Linda Rasmussen gaining the second seat on that board with 50. Dave Parshall and Maida Gotfrey tied for the third open seat, with 47 votes each.

The names of the two tied candidates were placed in a hat, as statute requires, by Kimball County Clerk Cathy Sibal and...

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