Pontiac, MI – Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman got 36.71% of the vote in the Aug. 8 primary which included eight candidates for the race. She and Mark E. Holland, who got 15.16% of the vote, will face off in the Nov. 7 election.
Waterman earned 1843 votes. Holland earned 761.
The following candidates will not be advancing in the race:
For District 1, incumbent Patrice Waterman got 508 votes (45.12%) and Chris Jackson got 303 votes (26.91%). Robert Bass, Janiece Gage, and Marc A. Seay will not be advancing.
For District 4 incumbent Randy Carter got 245 votes (55.68%) and Sherman Williams II got 111 (25.23%). Ashleigh Altemann will not be advancing.
For District 5 Gloria Miller got 397 votes (55.92%) and Joseph C. Sinclair got 158 votes (22.25%). Linda Kay Hasson will not be advancing. The winners will be determined at the Nov. 7 election.
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