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3 of 4 El Paso City Council races appear headed for a runoff

Published On: May 11 2013 08:50:18 PM CDT
Updated On: Jan 15 2014 07:34:58 PM CST

The El Paso City Council today met for the first at its new chambers. The chambers are roomier and equipped with some high-tech features.

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With early votes released three of the four El Paso City Council district races appear headed for a runoff.

A candidate needs 50 percent of the vote plus one vote to avoid a runoff. The top two candidates in a race would be in a runoff if one is necessary.

EL PASO CITY REP 2

Jim Tolbert had 919 votes or 18 percent of the vote. Larry Romero had 904 votes or 18 percent of the vote.

EL PASO CITY REP 3

Incumbent Emma Acosta is running unopposed.

 

EL PASO CITY REP 4

Incumbent Carl Robinson leads with 2,364 votes or 42 percent of the vote with the next closest challenger Sam Morgan had 1,612 or 29 percent.

EL PASO CITY REP 7

Tania Chozet is leading with 1,858 votes or 30 percent with the next closest candidates Lily Limon having 1,311 votes or 21 percent.

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