Lexington mayors race headed for recount

Mayor Randy Halfacre

LEXINGTON, SC (WACH) - It looks like the Lexington mayor's race isn't done yet.

Close numbers in Tuesday's contest the between incumbent Randy Halfacre and his challenger Steve MacDougall could produce a recount. At around 10:00, 18 votes gave MacDougall a slight advantage.

State law mandates an automatic recount if less than 1% of the vote. Voter turnout county-wide was estimated at 16 percent.