Any candidate for whom a vote was cast for any office in any election or who was named on the ballot, who is not, according to the count first made by the officials, elected to such office or chosen as one of the final candidates after a primary election, may apply to the city clerk for a recount of the votes cast, provided that the application is received within two (2) days after the municipal primary or general election results. The application must by accompanied by a fee equal to the filing fee established for such office.