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Crouch lead holds by two votes after Bastrop recount

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A rare recount and a razor-thin margin made one race for Bastrop City Council this May unique. On Election Day, the margin between Cheryl Lee and Jimmy Crouch, candidates for Place 4 on the Bastrop City Council, from in-person early voting and day-of voting stood at 616 to 612. However, the full official results released on the morning of May 10, which includes mail-in and provisional ballots, narrowed the gap even further when two mail-in ballots postmarked by May 1 for Lee were counted.  During their May 11 meeting, the Bastrop City Council canvassed the election results, making them official, before swearing ...

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