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Primary election results favor LGBT-friendly candidates

In unofficial results from Tuesday’s primary election, Sophia Hawes-Tingey has progressed to be on the general election ballot for Midvale City Mayor, Chris Wharton will be on the ballot with Phil Carroll for Salt Lake City Council District 1, Marcia White took nearly half the votes for Ogden City Council At Large District A and Paul Rogers will be on the ballot for Logan City Council.

Sophia Hawes-Tingey received 628 votes, or 24.27 percent. while conservative Robert Hale received 788 votes, or 30.45 percent. Hawes-Tingey would become the first openly transgender person to win an elected position in the state if she wins in November.

In the Avenues/Capitol Hill race for Salt Lake City Council, Chris Wharton, an attorney who has represented many in the LGBT community and lives with his husband, received 1,311 votes for 31.79 percent of all votes cast and will face long-time community activist Phil Carroll in November. Carroll received 1,353 votes for 32.81 percent of the total votes cast in the race.

In the Sugar House/Forest Dale Salt Lake City Council Race, Equality Utah-endorsed Amy Fowler received 1,280 votes for 40.75 percent, and will face Abe Smith, who received 716 votes for 22.80 percent of the vote.

In Ogden, Equality Utah-endorsed Marcia White received nearly half the vote — 2,517 votes for 49.87 percent — and will face Lew Wheelwright, who received 1,035 votes for 20.51 percent.

In Logan, city council candidate Paul Rogers placed the rainbow flag prominently on his campaign signs and web site. He also spoke of the need to keep Logan Pride alive and thriving. He received 1.123 votes for 12.92 percent of the vote, coming in second in the 10-way race. Top four vote-getters progress to the November general election. Two of the four who receive the most votes in November will become Logan City Councilpeople.

Unofficial Election Results

Results are not final until they are canvassed later this month

MIDVALE CITY MAYOR

Ballots Counted/Registered Voters • 2,601/12,217 •21.3%
Total Votes • 2,588

Andrea B Person • 12.09% • 313
Matthew Hansen • 7.69% • 199
Robert M. Hale • 30.45% • 788
Sophia Hawes-Tingey • 24.27% • 628
Phil Jankovich • 10.43% • 270
Mont L. Millerberg • 15.07% • 390

SLC COUNCIL DISTRICT 1

Ballots Counted/Registered Voters • 1,439/7,939 • 18.1%
Total Votes • 1,413

David C Atkin • 12.38% • 178
James Rogers • 77.68% • 1,117
Arnold M Jones • 9.94% • 143

SLC COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

Ballots Counted/Registered Voters • 4,127/14,176 • 29.1%
Total Votes • 4,064

Jeffrey V. Garbett • 4.9% • 202
Brian W. Fukushima • 10.6% • 437
Laura Cushman • 19.91% • 821
Phil Carroll • 32.81% • 1,353
Chris Wharton • 31.79% • 1,311

SLC COUNCIL DISTRICT 5

Ballots Counted/Registered Voters • 2,581/12,720 • 20%
Total Votes • 2,543

Vance Hansen • 2.52% • 65
Benjamin Noah Rosenberg • 8.26% • 213
Carol Goode-Rogozinski • 6.01% • 155
George Chapman • 7.87% • 203
Erin Mendenhall • 75.35% • 1,944

SLC COUNCIL DISTRICT 7

Ballots Counted/Registered Voters • 3,144/14,128 • 22.0%
Total Votes • 3,108

Ben Haynes • 11.21% • 352
Jason Sills • 8.56% • 269
Benjamin Sessions • 8.12% • 255
Abe Smith • 22.80% • 716
Samantha L. Finch • 8.56% • 269
Amy Fowler • 40.75% • 1,280

OGDEN CITY COUNCIL – AT LARGE A

Ballots Counted/Registered Voters • 5080/25229 • 20.1 %
Total Votes • 5047

Hale, Jacob • 311 • 6.16%
Thompson, JH • 376 • 7.45%
McCullough (Barker), • 808 • 16.01%
White, Marcia • 2,517 • 49.87%
Wheelwright, Lew A • 1,035 • 20.51%

LOGAN CITY COUNCIL

Amy Z. Anderson • 1,591 • 18.31%
Paul Rogers  • 1,123 • 12.92%
Steve Thompson • 1,048 • 12.06%
Jess Bradfield • 958 • 11.02%
April A. Mortensen  917 • 10.55%
Keith Schnare 849 • 9.77%
Paul R Borup 666 • 7.66%
Richard Steele 620 • 7.13%
Jens CK Trauntvein 544 • 6.26%
Emmanuel Amador Herrera 374 • 4.30%

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