McFARLAND, Wis. (WMTV) On Wednesday, Municipal Board of Canvassers met to review vote totals from the April 2 election, as the race for McFarland village president came down to one vote.
The MBOC deemed an additional absentee vote found Monday to be legitimate.
Incumbent Brad Czebotar received 1,187 votes in the April 2 election. His challenger, Carolyn Clow received 1,186 votes. Click here to view NBC15's Election Results.
The additional vote favored Czebotar, which solidified his win.
"We have such good things going on here in McFarland, and that was my campaign, to continue the success we've seen for the last six and a half years. There is still work to be done," Czebotar said.
Clow said she will not appeal the results, but was encouraged by the high voter turnout.
"I don't think there is anything that needs to be appealed. The one issue that came out of here is I think we need to work on Badger Books, so the state's electronic poll book system. We identified a couple times where there were errors and will need to make sure those issues are looked into," Clow said.
In a press release, it stated the need for additional canvassing was for the MBOC to consider an absentee ballot that was recently found. It was said to be turned in on Election Day, but not counted.
McFarland has a population of 7,808 (according to the 2010 Census). It's located southeast of Madison near Lake Waubesa.