Bill Miller, Marine on St. Croix city council member, was defeated 280-276 by Wendy Ward in the Nov. 3 election. At Miller’s request, a recount of the vote was held Wednesday, Nov. 18 at the Washington County Government Center. Five county employees conducted the 90 minute recount. The four observers were Miller, Ward, Marine City Clerk Lynette Peterson, and Larry Martin.
After the recount, the vote remained the same: Ward 280 and Miller 276.