Challenger Becky Daggett and incumbent Paul Deasy will advance to the November normal election within the race for Flagstaff mayor.
Daggett held a snug lead all through most of election day Tuesday and with 100% of precincts reporting she obtained simply over 50% of the vote.
The remainder of the votes have been about cut up with Deasy receiving slightly below 27% of the vote and Daniel Williamson receiving about 22%.
If elected, it might not be her first time serving the folks of Flagstaff. In 2020, Daggett was elected to the Flagstaff City Council and was later chosen to function vice mayor.
A longtime resident of Flagstaff, Daggett graduated from Northern Arizona University with levels in public relations and sustainable group improvement. Before working for office, she labored because the business retention and government supervisor for town in addition to the manager director of two native arts organizations.
Deasy is a statistician and academic analysis analyst when he is not engaged on metropolis business since being elected to a two-year time period in 2020. He moved to Flagstaff when he was simply 12 years outdated and has stayed ever since, now elevating his household right here.
In his bid for reelection, Deasy championed his document whereas mayor together with securing funding for wildfire and flooding mitigation, increasing high-speed web entry and rising the native economic system.
His administration was additionally accountable for implementing town’s new C.A.R.E. Team, which manages 911 calls associated to psychological well being and substance abuse with out the necessity for a police presence.
Williamson, who won’t be on the poll in November, has been the lead pastor of the Church of Nations Flagstaff for 15 years.
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