The lead has shifted to Brandon Wright in Gahanna's Ward 2 council race, after the Franklin County Board of Elections certified election results on Nov. 22.

The lead has shifted to Brandon Wright in Gahanna's Ward 2 council race, after the Franklin County Board of Elections certified election results on Nov. 22.

Certified results show Wright leading Michael Schnetzer by a nine-vote difference, or 897 to 888 votes.

Following unofficial election night totals, Schnetzer had a five-vote edge over Wright by a count of 875 to 870.

According to Ohio law, elections officials must conduct a recount if the difference between the declared winning and losing candidate is less than a margin of one-half of 1 percent of the total vote for the office.

Elections board spokesperson Ben Piscitelli said a recount will be conducted by at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

For more on this story, read the Dec. 1 edition of the Rocky Fork Enterprise.