SALISBURY — A count of absentee ballots this morning shows that Cynthia Polk and Shanie Shields are tied up in votes heading into the final count Friday.
The candidates for the District 1 Salisbury Council seat each have 130 votes. Heading into this mornings canvassing by the Wicomico County Board of Elections Office Polk led by 127 votes to Shields’ 126 votes. On election night, Shields had more votes.
Five votes are expected to be counted Friday afternoon, according to election officials. That number could increase if more ballots postmarked by the election date arrive before then.
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