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WL shows high voter turnout

The West Linn City Council is scheduled to certify the Nov. 6 city election results during its regular Dec. 10 meeting. As per Oregon Secretary of State, Election Division, cities are required to certify election results.

According to the official numbers, 14,673 total ballots were cast in West Linn out of 16,816 registered voters, for a total of 87.26 percent. Countywide, 83.8 percent of registered voters cast their ballots.

The following is a breakdown of voters by precinct for both the mayoral and city council race.

A total of 11,825 votes were counted in the mayor’s race out of the 14,673 ballots cast. The Cedaroak/Robinwood precinct had the highest voter turnout on this race at 89.37 percent and the Willamette south/Savanna Oaks precinct had the lowest percentage at 85.75.

In the city council race, there were two seats up for election and two official candidates running for the seats. However, many West Linn residents failed to vote for two candidates. A total of 15,682 votes were placed for a city council candidate, resulting in an under-vote of 13,660. The precinct casting the most city council votes was the Cedaroak/Robinwood precinct with a turnout of 89.37 and the lowest was 85.75 percent from Willamette south/Savanna Oaks.



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