Candidates to draw slips from hat to determine election Updated: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 BARRY COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Two candidates in Barry County tied in their election Tuesday and will have to draw slips of paper from a hat to decide who wins. The race is for the 3rd Ward Precinct in Barry County. Allen Klein and Carol Ost tied with 54 votes each. They will meet at 8:00am Thursday at the clerk's office for the drawing. One slip will read "elected" and the other "not elected." The clerk can't recall the last time this happened.