Padron, Lybbert move on to general election
It appears Quincy City Council candidates Sonia Padron and Warren Lybbert are moving on to the Nov. 3 general election.
The two candidates, who are vying for an unexpired, two-year term on the council, were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary election. Three candidates were running in that race.
Padron came out on top, garnering 42.55 percent of the vote, or 237 votes. Lybbert earned 33.03 percent of the vote, or 184 votes.
Gina Saldana, who was appointed to the unexpired term earlier this year by the city council, received 24.42 percent of the vote, or 136 votes. Saldana will remain in that seat through this year.
In the Quincy election, 557 votes were cast.
Overall, 22.16 percent of eligible voters in Grant County voted in the primary election. The Quincy City Council race was among eight primary races across the county. The elections department has 150 ballots left to count. Those votes will be tallied on Friday.