Crouch lead holds by two votes after Bastrop recount Posted in: News 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 ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!