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Man Wins Election In Mississippi By Drawing Longer Straw

Twelve years after losing a coin toss in a tied election for alderman in coastal Mississippi, independent Charles Piazza won a tie by drawing the longer of two straws.


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Coin Flip Decides Texas City Council Race

The only thing separating between two city council candidates near San Antonio is a coin flip.