Voters went to the polls a week ago, but two Peninsula city council races remain too close to call — and no winners will be declared until every last ballot is counted.
In Belmont and Millbrae, races tightened up as elections officials continued to count vote-by-mail and provisional ballots.
Incumbent Belmont Councilwoman Christine Wozniak leads challenger Eric Reed by just 15 votes. Read More
Election Day apparently went smoothly across San Mateo County, where turnout was low and a higher percentage of voters than ever before cast ballots by mail.
About three-quarters of voters cast their ballots by mail, which county Elections Manager David Tom said was higher than in previous years. “The trend seems to be pointing more and more that way,” he said. Read More
Two incumbents tried to keep their Belmont City Council seats Tuesday night, but unofficial results showed one in a comfortable lead and another fighting for the job.
Incumbent David Braunstein appeared on his way to a second term on the five-member council, while Christine Wozniak’s second term was being challenged by Eric Reed. Read More