The outcome of Bend City Council race for Position Number Seven is still outstanding. Deschutes County Clerk Nancy Blankenship says the procedure to finalize the outcome takes time. "The ballot process right now that we're in is that; for the 10 days after the election there are ballots that are being returned to us from other counties, where people dropped off their ballots off in other counties. There are ballots that have had their signatures challenged, and so they have 10 days after the election to resolve those issues. We’ve got other ballots, such a provisional’s that we're doing research on and so we'll be working on that until through the end of this week." Blankenship says they will begin counting those provisional and other ballots by next Monday, and after the audits, the election will be certified by the 30th.