UPDATE: It's a Tie!
Pat Stinnett and Steve Purgahn are deadlocked at 470 votes, and Ward 6 remains without a new councilman.
UPDATED: Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
According to City Clerk Karen Goodwin, Pat Stinnett and Steve Purgahn are tied at 470 votes a piece. Third candidate Ben Eye received 336 votes.
Goodwin said that this is a first for the city of Florissant.
There are two options for candidates that must be decided by Thursday. The winners can opt to flip a coin or participate in some sort of drawing, or they will be put on the Aug. 2 election ballot alongside candidates for the Ward 3 City Council seat, which is being vacated by mayor-elect Tom Schneider.
If the candidates opt for a run-off election, current Ward 6 Councilman Andrew Podleski would remain in his seat until August, Goodwin said.
We’ll update with more information as we receive it.