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Sullivan, Sawicki advance in mayor's race; Burch and Headd advance in District 1

September 10, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

With all precincts reporting, Mayor John Sullivan and challenger Marni Lin Sawicki will advance to the General Election for Cape Coral City Council as will District 1 candidates Jim Burch and David Headd.

Sullivan, who is seeking his second term, culled nearly 37 percent of the vote. Sawicki, who came in second in the six-way race, earned 22.34 percent.

In the District 1 primary, Burch received 57.39 percent of the vote in the four-way race while Headd received 26.41 percent.

As per the city charter, the top two vote-getters in each race advance, regardless of the percentage of votes received.

Turnout for the election was below 8 percent.

The General Election is Nov. 5.

In addition to the mayoral and District 1 runoffs, the ballot will feature the District 4 and 6 council races.

Incumbent Chris Chulakes-Leetz faces challenger Richard Leon in District 4.

Incumbent Kevin McGrail faces challenger Rick Williams in District 6.



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