Picard's Narrow Lead Over Hollatz Holding
Margin is five votes.
The latest vote count released by the Hood River County Elections office show incumbent Laurent Picard's lead over Nikki Hollatz for the final spot on the Hood River City Council has grown from four to five. Picard has received 1,159 votes to 1,154 for Hollatz as challenged ballots continued to be resolved. The deadline to resolve challenged ballots is Friday, with those whose ballots were questioned having been notified by the elections office by mail. Final results will be released on Monday. In Skamania County, Doug McKenzie leads Jim Waters in a close vote for the District 2 seat on the County Commission. McKenzie has 2,263 votes to 2,221 for Waters. The final ballot count there is set for November 27.