Today the Board of Elections released the latest total of ballots counted, which we have been told includes votes submitted by overseas military personnel; recently received absentee/mail-in votes; and provisional ballots.
With the most recent numbers, there were 41 votes added to the tally:
- There have been 14,128 total votes counted so far
- Cappleman currently holds a 30-vote lead, with 7,079 votes (50.11%)
- Lalonde has 7,049 votes (49.89%)
- Cappleman added a net five-vote gain since Friday's count
The election will be officially certified on Thursday, April 18th.
Both 46th Ward run-off candidates filed papers to preserve their right to contest the election results, should they choose to do so.
In the other nailbiter, in the 33rd Ward, Deb Mell now trails Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez by 13 votes.