ELECTION RESULTS 2: It’s still Pina vs. Martinelli & Buxton vs. Steinmetz


The second round of results for Tuesday’s (Aug. 1) Primary Election have been released, and with 23.39% counted, and the standings in the race for Des Moines City Council remain the same.

The top two vote-getters for each non-partisan seat will move onto the Nov. 7 General Election.

NOTES:

  • Since there are only two candidates for Position No. 7, both Chad Harper and Matt Mahoney will automatically advance to the General Election – and that’s why they’re not listed.

Council Position No. 1:

  • Matt Pina*: 2,124 • 54.94 %
  • Anthony Martinelli: 917 • 23.72 %
  • Curtis Harmon: 803 • 20.77 %
  • Write-in: 22 • 0.57 %

Council Position No. 5:

  • Traci Buxton: 1,566 • 40.63 %
  • Harry Steinmetz: 1,464 • 37.99 %
  • Patricio Mendoza: 810 • 21.02 %
  • Write-in: 14 • 0.36 %

* Indicates incumbent


Comments

2 Responses to “ELECTION RESULTS 2: It’s still Pina vs. Martinelli & Buxton vs. Steinmetz”
  1. Pat Nardo says:

    Position #05 Des Moines COuncil Election, re: Patricio Mendoza, who came to this country of ours, now his, as much as ours, with one purpose; to be an American, assimilate, accept our culture, and begin a life of a typical American Citizen, which he became in due course. Now, a long time businessman and resident of Des Moines, Patricio endeavors to become one of our civic leaders and discovers how Democracy really works. While he did lose an election , he has won many hearts in this venture. This gentleman epitomizes the character and nature of those whom we wish to invite to our American family. My personal strategy for this election was to support Traci Buxton, with Patricio Mendoza as alternate, as I admire business people who contribute greatly to the prosperity and progress of Des Moines. So I wish only to say here, “Patricio, if at first you don’t succeed?”

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  2. Pat Nardo says:

    Position #05 Des Moines Council Election, re: Patricio Mendoza, who came to this country of ours, now his, as much as ours, with one purpose; to be an American, assimilate, accept our culture, and begin a life of a typical American Citizen, which he became in due course. Now, a long time businessman and resident of Des Moines, Patricio endeavors to become one of our civic leaders and discovers how Democracy really works. While he did lose an election , he has won many hearts in this venture. This gentleman epitomizes the character and nature of those whom we wish to invite to our American family. My personal strategy for this election was to support Traci Buxton, with Patricio Mendoza as alternate, as I admire business people who contribute greatly to the prosperity and progress of Des Moines. So I wish only to say here, “Patricio, if at first you don’t succeed?”

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