Local Interest
3:18 am
Tue October 16, 2007

Runoff Election For Wilmington City Council

Wilmington, NC – The official results in, and there will be a runoff for Wilmington city council.


Incumbent Pat Delair and candidates Kriti Tomey, Ronals Sparks and Susan Clarke all qualify for a runoff.


So far both Sparks and Clarke say they will call for a runoff.


New Hanover County Board of Elections Chair Margaret Haynes says the election was run using new voting software and she feels good about the results.



I think we had 54 provisionals that we ended up counting, so that's, that's pretty good.


Haynes says candidates have until noon Thursday to request a runoff. She says a Wilmington City Council runoff election will cost the city $100,00.


Official Votes
Laura Padgett - 8,091


Pat Delair - 5,882


Kristi Tomey - 5,418


Ronald Sparks - 4,444


Click here to see the official results.