Supervisors approve election results with help of Plagge’s hat

On Nov. 12, Franklin County Supervisor Corey Eberling decided the winner of the fifth and final spot on the Hansell city council by pulling a name from a hat held by fellow Supervisor Jerry Plagge. The winner was Jason Harper, who beat out Deloris Cunningham in the hat-draw. (Photo by Jeff Forward, Hampton Chronicle.)
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors met on Nov. 12, one week after the election, and finalized much of the vote for eight county communities – including drawing a name from a hat to determine the final city council seat in Hansell.
Two candidates were tied for the fifth and final city council seat in the small town east of Hampton: Deloris Cunningham and Jason Harper  -  both with 17 votes.  
Read the full article in the Nov. 20 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.