ST. GEORGE – The municipal elections for 2011 include three city council positions. The primary election was held on Sept. 13, and final results of the election have been pending canvas.
At the City Council meeting for the City of St. George this afternoon, the results of the primary election are now confirmed. This announcement comes after the evaluation of 227 unofficial votes, which included 69 provisional ballots (9 of which were rejected because of things like improper i.d., or failure to be verified as a registered voter), 166 absentee ballots and 1 paper ballot cast at the request of a voter at the polls.
Tara Dunn is announced to the be the sixth contender for St. George City Council. In order of most votes cast, the contenders are: Jon Pike, Gil Almquist, Gloria Shakespeare, Ed Baca, Jimmie Hughes and Tara Dunn.
The general election will be held on Nov. 8.
Citizens are reminded of the opportunity to attend the debate of these contenders on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gardner Center at Dixie State College, moderated by Jen and Bryan of Fox News Radio’s Perspectives show, and hosted by St. George News and Fox News Radio. For those who cannot attend in person, the debate will be aired live on 1450 AM and 96.7 FM radio.
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