Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Incumbents Find Success In Somerton Primary Election

BallotBoxVoters in Somerton favored the incumbents during Tuesday’s primary election.  Mayor Martin Porchas won his re-election bid and led Vice-Mayor Arturo Magana with over 60-percent of the vote. 

In city council races, incumbent Geraldo Anaya led with 24-percent of the vote, followed by Carlos Gonzalez with 21-percent and Miguel Villalpando just under 20-percent.  Patricia Miranda garnered 14-percent, Arturo Vargas took 13-percent of the vote and Francisco Vasquez had seven-percent. 

The city council candidates will run again in May, since no one took at least half of the votes.

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