LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. (CBS) – Heads or tails? A flip of a coin decided who won a Democratic primary in one Kentucky county.READ MORE: Former Delaware Governor 'Pete' du Pont IV Dies; Ran For President In 1988
Both candidates, up for the magistrate’s seat, received 193 votes apiece.
So as Kentucky law states, the tie-breaker must be broken by a coin flip or a pulling of straws.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Girl Killed, 4 Other Children Injured After Minivan Overturns On I-95 North In Tinicum Township
The county clerk flipped a never-been-used silver dollar and it landed on tails.
More elections than you’d think are decided by a coin toss. According to a Washington Post analysis, 35 states break election ties by a game of chance.MORE NEWS: CBS3 Pet Project: Why Do Dogs Chase, Bark At Vacuums?