Dice Roll Decides Texas Election

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The town of Webster, Texas, is rolling the dice on its newest city council member. Literally. After Diana Newland and Edward Lapeyre each won 111 votes in a runoff election Saturday and a recount confirmed the result, Texas election code forced the two to "cast lots." A nearby pair of dice settled the matter yesterday: Newland rolled a five, while Lapeyre came up short with a four.

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