Tails I win: coin toss sends North Carolina candidate into mayor’s office


In US politics, the slimmer the margins, the crazier things can get. And that reality has vaulted the winner of a coin flip into the mayor’s office of a North Carolina city.
The new mayor of Monroe, Robert Burns, and the runner-up, Bob Yanacsek, had signed up to run alongside three other candidates in a 7 November election that generated low voter turnout.
A tally of the…

This story appeared on theguardian.com, 2023-11-21.
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