UPDATE: City of Clarksburg holds vote recount, confirms city council winners

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UPDATE (6/18/21 11:55 a.m.):

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The City of Clarksburg has confirmed the winners in its recent municipal election.

City officials recounted the votes on Thursday, after city council candidate Brett Imperial filed for a recount last week.

According to City Clerk Annette Wright, there were slight changes in vote totals, but Wayne Worth, Jim Malfregeot, Jerry Riffle and Will Hyman remain the unofficial winners.

The official vote certification is set for next Thursday, June 24.


ORIGINAL STORY (6/17/21 6:58 p.m.):

Votes from Clarksburg’s recent municipal election are being recounted.

Throughout the day on Thursday, city officials have been recounting the votes, after city council candidate Brett Imperial filed for a recount last week.

Imperial lost that election by 35 votes.

Four other council candidates, Wayne Worth, Jim Malfregeot, Jerry Riffle and Will Hyman, were elected by voters.

Elsewhere, Albert Cox and Paul Howe III were elected to the Clarksburg Water Board.

12 News will provide the updated results when they are available.

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