Official primary results show close race for mayor, city council candidates
The official results for the primary election held Tues., May 15, have been released by election commissioner Mary Eickhoff.
Candidates moving on to the general election for the office of Falls City Mayor are Carla Rhodd and Shawna Bindle. The final vote count for each mayoral candidate is as follows: Carla Rhodd (223), Shawna Bindle (220), Judy Murphy (211), Jonathan C. Kirkendall (113).
Candidates moving on to the general election for the office of Falls City Ward 2 City Council are Lucas Froeschl and Kaylie Ractliffe. The final vote count for each city council candidate is as follows: Lucas Froeschl (117), Kaylie Ractliffe (39), Chris Simon (38). Simon waived the right to a mandatory recount.
Voter turnout for Richardson County was at 29 percent, considerably lower than the national average so far this primary election season. The general election will be held Nov. 6.