Recount confirms Winkler as winner in BOE race

After official election results required a recount for Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Board of Election race, candidate Ron Winkler finally sealed his victory by only three votes.

According to the report Monroe County Board of Elections Director Mollie Landefeld sent to the Ohio Secretary of State Dec. 4, final recount placed Ron Winkler at 1,973 votes and Ken Darby with 1,970. Noble County was the only county involved which yielded a different result, with its recount resulting in a dead tie.