Mayor John Cannon will not be serving a term in his own right.
municipal election, Democrat challenger Sue I. Lynch convincingly beat
Cannon with 3,684 votes (53 percent) to Cannon’s 3,324 votes (47 percent).
Cannon was elected
by caucus to the Office of Mayor after his predecessor, Republican James
Snyder, was convicted in federal court in connection with a bribery scandal.
In the race for
Clerk-Treasurer, Democrat Nina Rivas beat Republican Deborah Lee, 4,026
votes (58 percent) to 2,926 votes (42 percent).
In the City Council
Democrat Gina Giese-Hurst beat Republican Dennis M. Wells, 723 votes (62
percent) to 442 (38 percent).
incumbent Democrat Patrick Clem beat Green Party candidate Michael C.
Cooper, 931 (66 percent) to 473 (34 percent).
incumbent Democrat Scott Williams beat Republican Antonio C. Gutierrez,
1,017 votes (60 percent) to 678 (40 percent).
Democrat Brian M. Gulley beat Republican William P. Fekete, 531 votes (51
percent) to 501 (49 percent).
incumbent Democrat Collin Czilli ran unopposed and garnered 1,274 votes.
vote-for-two: top vote-getters were Debbie Podgorski with 3,590 votes (29
percent); and Ferdinand Alvarez with 3,485 votes (28 percent). Failing to
make the cut were Austin Bonta with 3,036 votes (24 percent) and Victoria
Gresham with 2,447 votes (19 percent).