NOVEMBER 2013 GENERAL ELECTION
A “Run-Off” election was conducted during the November 5, 2013 General Election cycle. Since one of the five candidates did not attain 50% of the votes plus one vote or more, the two candidates who received the highest number of votes were required to participate in a “run-off” election. The results of the General Election is listed below. The results showed Mike Soubirous as the winner. Mike will be sworn into public office on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
CITY COUNCIL, CITY OF RIVERSIDE WARD 3
Vote Count Percent
MIKE SOUBIROUS 2,765 53.71%
VALERIE HILL 2,383 46.29%
Total 5,148 100.00%
JUNE 2013 PRIMARY ELECTION
A regular municipal “primary” election was held on June 4, 2013. There were five candidates in the race for Ward 3, which required that one candidate needed 50% of the vote plus one vote to win outright, otherwise the two candidates with the most votes would be required to participate in a “run-off” election.
Mike Soubirous received the most votes at 46.10% of the votes cast and will be required to participate in a run-off election with the second place challenger, who received 32.78% of the votes.
Mike Soubirous has a 13.32% lead over his new opponent. The general election will be Tuesday, November 5th. Out of 5,494 votes cast, Mike Soubirous received 2,533 votes.
More details on the upcoming election will be posted as the information becomes available.