AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The City of Amarillo announced today it has received one petition to recount some of Saturday’s ballots.
Director of Communications Jordan Schupbach said in a statement candidate Claudette Smith filed the petition today, and the city secretary’s office is processing it.
According to state law, Smith will have to pay a deposit and all costs of the recount.
Unofficial totals show Smith and Mayor Ginger Nelson had the most votes in the race between four candidates.
Nelson won with 54% of the vote.
Smith received 29% of the vote.