Cox is new Hyde Park mayor

Ten days after the mayoral election was held, Hyde Park knows their new mayor is Bryan Cox. After a recount early Friday afternoon, Cox received 436 votes. His opponent, Tom Price, picked up 433. This was the same margin of victory for the outgoing mayor Dave Kooyman eight years ago.A recount was ordered for Kooyman’s race against Marilyn Grunig. The recount became necessary after Price received one vote more than Cox on election night.After provisional ballots were counted Cox ended up with two votes more than Price. Price requested the recount, which is allowed when the vote is that close.

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