Wednesday, November 4, 2015

City Council incumbent keep seats

Knoxville City Council incumbents easily held on to their seats Tuesday night, with each winning by wide margins in the regular city election, unofficial results show.

Election results: Click here

Final results were posted by the Knox County Election Commission by about 9:05 p.m.

Finbarr Saunders, who faced three opponents during the September primary,defeated Paul Bonovich, garnering about 69 percent of all votes cast for an at-large seat, according to the final, unofficial results.

Marshall Stair beat Pete Drew with a 79 percent to 21 percent margin for an at-large seat, and Mark Campen beat Jennifer Mirtes 68 percent to 32 percent for the 5th District seat, returns showed.

At-large council member George C. Wallace was unopposed Tuesday.

The City Council races are non-partisan.

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