Results from Racine Mayoral Primary are in
Update: 12:12 p.m. September 20, 2017
RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Six people were in the running for the Mayor of Racine after John Dickert resigned. With 100 percent of the vote reporting State Rep. Cory Mason and Alderwoman Sandy Weidner were the front runners receiving 38 percent and 33 percent respectively. Melvin Hargrove took the third spot with 22 percent of the vote.
The rest of the candidates all received less than five percent of the vote including Wally Rendon, Fabo Maldonado and Austin Rodriguez.
7,561 ballots were cast during the primary election.
Here are the full results:
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Posted: 4:23 p.m. September 19, 2017
Racine, WIS. (CBS 58) -- By the end of the day, the field of 7 candidates running for Racine Mayor will be narrowed down to two.
The Primary Election is being held to replace former Mayor John Dickert who stepped down in July to take a job with a group representing Great Lakes Mayors. Voters say they want a leader who can lead Racine during an important chapter in the city's history.
"We need as much as we can get for Racine because we are in a depressed economy right now. I think this will help us," said voter David Szabo.
Polls close at 8 p.m.
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