Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Narvaiz keeps majority in provisional vote tally - San Marcos Mercury

Narvaiz keeps majority in provisional vote tally
Posted on 10 November 2008
From the city of San Marcos
"Susan Narvaiz maintained a majority vote in her bid for a third term as the San Marcos mayor following a review of provisional and overseas ballots Monday by the Early Voting Ballot Board.
The election will become official following the canvassing of election returns by the City Council on Monday, November 17 at 5 p.m.

Out of 201 provisional ballots cast in Hays County, 14 qualified to be counted and five of the 14 were City of San Marcos ballots. In addition, 16 ballots were cast by residents who were out of the country, including four that were counted in the city election.

The San Marcos City Charter requires a majority vote (50 percent plus one vote) to elect a member of the City Council.

Following the review Monday, the City Council races in the November 4 election had the following results:

Susan Clifford Narvaiz: 6,451 (50.08%)
Daniel Dan McCarthy 2,563 (19.9%)
Dave Newman 3,868 (30.03%)

City Council, Place 3
Fred Terry 8,822 (100%)

City Council, Place 4
Lisa Marie Coppoletta 4,925 (44.40%)
Christopher Jones 6,168 (55.60%)
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