Recount for Big Spring City Council Seat Complete

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - It's official; the winner of a City Council seat in Big Spring is finally settled.

After a recount of the votes on Tuesday, Craig Olson won the district five seat.

He beat incumbent Troy Tompkins by six votes.

The ballots were re-tallied at the request of Tompkins, because the votes were so close.

The new Mayor of Big Spring Tommy Duncan and newly appointed councilman Craig Olson will be sworn in at Tuesday night's City Council meeting.