A trio of contested Brazil City Council races were highlighted by a pair of thin margins of victory.

In Ward 1, featuring Republican Gary Rickert and Democrat Brad Deal, the incumbent Deal walked away with 70.31% of the vote, or 90 votes for Deal to 38 for Rickert.

Ward 3 was closer, with Democrat incumbent G. Steven Bell winning over Troy Hicks by three votes, 100 to 97.

In another tight race, Ward 4 Republican Karen Boes defeated Democrat Randy Hill, 107 votes to 103. 

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