Recount set for Lexington Mayor's race

<font size="2">Mayor Randy Halfacre has requested a recount in the Lexington Mayor's race.</font>

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WACH) - After the candidates were seperated by just 18 votes on election day, the race for Lexington mayor is headed for a recount.

Mayor Randy Halfacre has requested a recount after trailing challenger Steve MacDougall.

Lexington County director of voter registration Dean Crepes certified Tuesday's results Thursday. Halfacre requested a recount soon after the certification was complete.

Crepes said the recount will take place Friday at 11:00 a.m. After the recount Crepes will have to re-certify the results.