Today’s General Election results are just in, and here’s who is leading in the Mayoral and three City Council seats up for election:
Mary DeCamp (G) 3,617 (4.77%)
Rick Grinnell (R) 30,435 (40.13%)
Jonathan Rothschild (D) 41,638 (54.9%)
Council ward 1:
Beryl Baker (G) 22,301 (34.04%)
Regina Romero (D, incumbent) 42,411 (64.74%)
Council ward 2:
Paul Cunningham (D, incumbent) 42,406 (54.80%)
Jennifer Rawson (R) 31,951 (43.00%)
Councl ward 4:
Shirley Scott (D, incumbent) 37,572 (51.06%)
Tyler Vogt (R) 35,818 (48.68%)
Stay tuned for the final ballot tally after countng of the provisional ballots cast today at the 7 poll locations. This was the City’s first vote-by-mail general electon and 27.71 % of the registered voters cast ballots (as of today’s tally). 211,265 total ballots were mailed out on/about October 19, out of a total of 274,706 registered voters.
But meanwhile, congratulatons to all the winners, Mayor-elect Rothschild, Councilmembers Romero and Cunningham. Councilmember Scott’s race (1754 vote difference) may be too close to call with 7,500 ballots still to be counted.
11/9/11 update: Star reporting that 8,400 ballots left to be counted, hopefully by tomorrow afternoon: http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/scott-narrowly-leads-vogt-final-result-expected-thurs/article_66ce6ed7-028a-5870-8416-d7bc2a67917b.html
11/10/11 Update: Councilmember Scott wins by 1862 votes (click here).