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Recount confirms Schend is winner in Ward 2 race

A recount today in the Ward 2 race that was decided by only six votes in Tuesday's Havre City Council election confirmed that Republican Terry Schend defeated Democrat Gary LaValley by a vote of 211-205.

After the recount, Schend said he had been confident the count would remain in his favor.

"I just didn't believe there would be that much of an error," he said.

"I look forward to serving the people of Ward 2," he added.

The Ward 2 race between LaValley and Schend was the closest of the five City Council races in Tuesday's elections. A canvass Thursday of the unofficial results again put the t...


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