An automatic recount has been triggered in Bethel because of close votes Tuesday. The Registrar's Office say the recount of ballots will be held this coming Tuesday at 10am for the Board of Finance position to fill a vacancy for two years. The Board of Education to fill 4 seats will also be hand counted. In the Board of Finance race Claudia Stephan garnered just 13 more votes than Bill Slifkin, according to the optical scan machine count of ballots. Stephan received 2,257 votes to Slifkin's 2,244.