About 12% of registered voters cast their ballots in Durham’s primary municipal elections on Tuesday. The top two vote recipients for mayor and the top six vote recipients for the City Council’s three at-large seats will advance to the election in November.
Leonardo Williams, a current member of Durham City Council and co-owner of Zweli’s Kitchen and Restaurant, and Mike Woodard, Trinity ‘81 and a current state senator, were the city’s top two choices for mayor.
The top six choices for the City Council seats were Nate Baker, Javiera Caballero, Carl Rist, Khalilah Karim, Sheila Huggins and Monique Holsey-Hyman.
Here’s how the candidates fared in each category, with all precincts reported Tuesday evening:
Mayor of Durham: Leonardo Williams and Mike Woodard
- Leonardo Williams: 51.28%
- Mike Woodard: 29.04%
- DeDreana Freeman: 14.10%
- Marshall Williams Jr.: 2.07%
- Sylvester Williams: 1.47%
- Charlitta Burruss: 0.93%
- Nick Pettiford: 0.84%
- Jontae Dunston: 0.26%
- The incumbent is Elaine O’Neal, who is not seeking re-election.
Durham City Council At-Large: Nate Baker, Javiera Caballero, Carl Rist, Khalilah Karim, Sheila Huggins and Monique Holsey-Hyman
- Nate Baker: 18.27%
- Javiera Caballero: 18.09%
- Carl Rist: 17.63%
- Khalilah Karim: 12.21%
- Shelia Huggins: 9.71%
- Monique Holsey-Hyman: 8.19%
- Sherri Rosenthal: 4.61%
- Shanetta Burris: 4.53%
- Bonita Green: 3.55%
- Renee Vaughan: 1.82%
- J.J. Campbell: 1.03%
- Waldo Fenner: 0.38%
- The incumbents are Javiera Caballero, Monique Holsey-Hyman and Jillian Johnson. Johnson is not seeking re-election.
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Andrew Bae is a Trinity sophomore and an associate news editor of The Chronicle's 119th volume.