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From left, Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Joe Brusic, Yakima County Auditor Charles Ross and District 1 Yakima County Commissioner Mike Leita take a closer look at a challenged ballot on the physical envelope Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at the Yakima County Courthouse in Yakima, Wash.

The Yakima County Canvassing Board will meet on Thursday for recounts on three city council races.

The meeting, which is open to the public, will take place at the Yakima County Election Processing Center in Room B-16 of the Yakima County Courthouse, at 128 N. Second Street in Yakima.

The recounts will start at 9 a.m. for the City Council Position 5 races for the cities of Union Gap, Wapato and Sunnyside.

In Union Gap, David Hansen is leading by two votes for Union Gap’s City Council Position 5, with results showing 308 votes to incumbent David Matson’s 306. In Wapato, Frances Ayres pulled ahead of opponent Tony Guzman with 163 votes to Guzman’s 162. The position has been held by Irasema Gonzalez Cantu. In Sunnyside, Mike Farmer is leading by a single vote over incumbent Julia Hart, with Farmer receiving 539 votes to Hart’s 538.

The meeting will recess after the completion of the recount and will reconvene at 3 p.m. to certify results.

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