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Tue October 16, 2007
Runoff Election For Wilmington City Council
By Catherine M. Welch
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.