The new count did not change the outcome of the Ward 1 alderman race between Alonzo Sykes, Sr. and Robert A. Duvaull, who requested the recount. Sykes won 181 votes to Duvaull's 149.
The absentee votes added an additional 8 votes for mayoral candidate Cecil S. Belle and 15 votes for Maurice Howard. Their final totals: Belle, 675; Howard, 543.
The run-off elections will be Tuesday, April 17.