The final outcome in the Waterville mayor’s primary election could come down to a recount. Jill Daling Thompson appears to be the top vote getter but the race for the second spot in the November election is still too close to call with Loyd Smith leading Charles Driver by one vote.
If the difference between the candidates is less than one half of one percent and also less than 2,000 votes, a recount is required
Duvall says the Waterville mayor’s race is the only contest that could conceivably change as a result of the remaining vote tabulation. The primary results will be certified on August 24th.