Coin toss settles rare tie at Philippine election


Demanding fairness: Pro-transparency protesters holding a rally near the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila, where the Commission on Elections tallies votes. —AFP

MANILA: Philippine election officials settled a rare tie in a mayoral race by tossing a coin.

They proclaimed Sue Cudilla the new mayor of the town of Araceli in western Palawan province on Friday after she won a best-of-three coin flip by picking tails.

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