UPDATE: Bosetti, Jones, Sullivan Keep Lead in City Council Race


Rick Bosetti, Patrick Jones and Francie Sullivan led the race for three seats on the Redding City Council as of 10:19 tonight, after a second round of election night results were posted on the Shasta County Clerk’s web site.

With 58 of 114 precincts reporting, Bosetti led the pack of 10 candidates with 17.97 percent of the vote. Jones and Sullivan showed 15.06 and 14.94 percent, respectively. In fourth was Gary Cadd with 12.52 percent of the vote, followed closely by Ken Murray, holding 12.47 percent.

Sandra Speer had gathered 11.64 percent of the vote. Trailing in the race were Steve Hobson (5.7 percent), John Reit (4.05), Sou Saechao (3.62), Donald Kirk (1.87), and write-in candidates (.15). 

At 8:15 p.m., early results in the race for District 5 Shasta County Supervisor showed incumbent Les Baugh leading with nearly 57 percent of the vote compared to opponent Chris Young’s 42.5 percent.

Also earlier in the evening, the city’s measures A and B both showed strong support in the first returns, with 65 and 70 percent of voters opting for them, respectively.

In Anderson, early results showed Keith Webster (34.5) and John Day (33.3) were just ahead of Debe Hopkins (31.7) in the race for the two seats available on the City Council.

More Shasta County election results are expected soon from the County Clerk’s Office. Please check back with anewscafe.com for updates as election night continues.

For statewide results, listen live on your computer to KCHO/KFPR’s Northstate Public Radio, or try the California Secretary of State’s web site.

Kimberly Ross

is on aNewsCafe.com's board of directors and is a longtime Northern California journalist. After 10 years reporting news for the Redding Record Searchlight, she is now the proud at-home mama of one crib-climbing, chicken-chasing toddler. Kimberly grew up in San Jose and graduated from Chico State University. She loves hiking and bicycling with her husband Bruce and daughters Sophia and Lucia.

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