256. Where a recount or re-addition is made, the returning officer shall declare elected the candidate who obtained the greatest number of votes according to the results certified by a judge in accordance with section 273.
Where the certified results show a tie for first place, a drawing of lots shall determine which candidate shall be declared elected. For the purposes of this paragraph, a co-candidate and the candidate with whom he is associated shall be counted as one candidate for the office of councillor.
1987, c. 57, s. 256; 1990, c. 20, s. 12.