CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The recount for Charleston City Council At-Large began at 7:45 a.m. and was completed at 11:00., today, officials said.
Corey Zinn originally requested 23 precincts be recounted. However, after the teams recounted 13 precincts, Zinn requested the recount be stopped as results had not changed.
The results of the race were certified and the following candidates were certified as the Democrat winners for the race: Jennifer Pharra, Cailin Cook, Becky Ceperly, Joe Solomon, Emmett Pepper and Shawn Taylor.
The Board of Canvassers thanked County Clerk Vera McCormick and the Election Recount Teams who worked to conduct the recount in a timely and efficient manner. The members of the County Commission make up the Board of Canvassers.
Both candidates who requested recounts, Robert Sheets for Ward 8 and Corey Zinn for Charleston City Council At-Large were in attendance for the recounts. Both recounts have been completed and all results have been certified for these races.