With the mayor and two city council seats up for grabs in the city of Seminole, the unofficial results of Tuesday’s election are in.
SEMINOLE, FL — With the mayor and two city council seats up for grabs in the city of Seminole, the unofficial results of Tuesday’s election have been posted.
Leslie Water has retained her title of mayor with 2,183 (66.82 percent) votes over challenger Darren Clark who received 1,084 (33.18 percent) voters.
There were three candidates vying for two seats on the Seminole City Council. The top two voter-getters were Jim Olliver with 1,868 (36.99 percent) votes and Thom Barnhorn with 1,660 (32.87 percent) votes.
Candidate Kelly Wissing received 1,522 (30.14 percent) votes.
Seminole residents also voted on four charter amendments:
Charter Amendment 1 would amend the charter to require candidates to be residents of the city for a year before qualifying to run for office.
- Yes 3,118
- No 123
Charter Amendment 2 calls for electing a vice mayor at the second business meeting of November.
- Yes 2,861
- No 290
Charter Amendment 3 deletes language that permits the city council to assign duties to the city clerk.
- Yes 2,213
- No 797
Charter Amendment 4 sets the procedure for the city council to appoint members to the charter review committee.
- Yes 2,419
- No 572