Final election count flips Petaluma mayor race
Petaluma Mayor David Glass, who was losing his re-election bid to City Councilman Mike Harris by 211 votes three weeks ago, has been re-elected, according to the final election results released Tuesday.
Glass, 66, defeated Harris, 43, by 84 votes out of 18,420 total votes cast in the race. Harris had 50.6 percent of the vote late on election night and finished with 49.6 percent. Glass had 49.1 percent and finished with 50.1 percent. It is Glass’ third term as mayor since 2003.
In Healdsburg, planning commissioner Jeff Civian, 58, was leading Brigette Mansell, 53, by 10 votes on election night for one of the two City Council seats. Mansell, a high school teacher, won that seat by 40 votes, according to the final results.
The results of Measure S, a special parcel tax for fire and emergency services in the Monte Rio Fire Protection District, came close to passing with two-thirds approval but still fell short. It was trailing with 64.4 percent of the vote on election night and finished with 65.5 percent, according to the final results released by the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office.
Sixty percent of Sonoma County‘s registered voters cast ballots in the election.