Greensboro Councilmember Justin Outling isn't ready to give up his bid for mayor after Tuesday's results found him narrowly trailing incumbent Nancy Vaughan.
A likely recount would mean that the race between Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick might not be decided until June 8, the deadline for counties to report their results to the state.
Wisconsin does not have automatic recounts, but a losing candidate can file a sworn petition requesting one if the margin of victory is less than 1%. Democrat Joe Biden leads by roughly 21,000 votes.
State law says that in the event of a tie, the state election board shall "determine by lot which of the candidates shall be declared elected."
Jill Stein has demanded a recount in three states where the presidential election results were tight. Wisconsin has agreed and has until Dec. 13 to complete the recount.