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Deadwood Mayor Turbiville retains post by a single vote

DEADWOOD (AP) -- It's official. Deadwood Mayor Chuck Turbiville has retained his position by a single vote. Turbiville squared off against former city commissioner Georgeann Silvernail in the April 12 municipal election. Unofficial election resul...

DEADWOOD (AP) - It's official. Deadwood Mayor Chuck Turbiville has retained his position by a single vote.

Turbiville squared off against former city commissioner Georgeann Silvernail in the April 12 municipal election. Unofficial election results had Turbiville winning the race for his second three-year term by a vote of 165 to 164.

Silvernail requested a recount, which is allowable under state law.

The Rapid City Journal reports that a three-member recount board confirmed the tally on Wednesday.

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