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Election Results

(Las Vegas, NV) — Voters in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson made their choices known in Tuesday’s municipal elections.

LAS VEGAS

All three Las Vegas City Council members up for re-election easily vanquished their challengers.

In Ward 2, Bob Beers took 76% of the vote to challenger Fayaz Raja’s 24%. It’s actually the first full term win for Beers, a former state lawmaker who won a special election to replace Steve Wolfson who represented the Ward before becoming District Attorney.

Ward 4 voters, reelected incumbent Stavros Anthony with 76% of the vote to newcomer Frank Geary’s 24%.

In Ward 6 it was a much closer race, but incumbent Steve Ross turned back challenger Suzette LaGrange, 53% to 43%. A third candidate, Paul Rodriguez, got 4% of the vote.

NORTH LAS VEGAS

North Las Vegas voters elected a new Mayor. Incumbent Shari Buck lost to former State Senator John Lee.

The 57-year-old Lee raised $55-thousand more than the 52-year-old Buck who didn’t contest the outcome in which Lee took 54% of the 9000 votes cast to Buck’s 35%. Two other challengers got less than 1000 votes combined.

In North Las Vegas City Council races, Ward 3 keeps Anita Wood who got 51% of the vote over two challengers. There will be a June 4th runoff in North Las Vegas Ward 1 between Isaac Barron and Jared Hardy.

HENDERSON

Voters in Henderson have voted to retain their current Mayor. Andy Hafen easily turned back 6 other challengers to keep his job. He took 55% of the over 17,000 votes cast.

His closest challenger, Rick Workman, got 37%. The five other candidates got less than 1500 votes combined.

The 58-year-old Hafen was first elected to the Henderson City Council in 1987, winning the Mayor’s office in 2009.

In the only City Council race in Henderson, incumbent John Marz avoids a run-off by winning 51% of the vote over 3 challengers.

There will be a June 4th vote for Municipal Court Judge in Henderson between Mark Stevens and Sandy DiGiacomo.

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