Final Oakley Primary Vote Decides Narrow Race
Oakley City has reported the final numbers for its primary election on August 10th. The tally has decided a city council contest where a razor-thin margin existed between two of the candidates.
On primary day, Oakley residents were tasked with choosing the top four vote-getters, who would go on to compete in November for two council seats.
In the unofficial results on election night, fourth place went to Marissa Dillman with 71 votes. But Jane Sorenson Lewis was only one vote behind.
In the final canvass of votes for Oakley, Dillman held on to fourth place and a spot on the November ballot. But she didn’t win by much. Dillman received 89 votes. Lewis fell behind by only four votes.
The other results for city council didn’t change. Kelly Kimber is in the lead with 245 votes. Second place went to Clayton Page with 152 votes. And incumbent Council Member Steve Wilmoth received 134 votes.