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|June 17, 2021|
Winners in Riverside City Council election will serve 5-year terms
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – At least two of three Riverside City Council seats up for election Tuesday will be filled by the incumbents and a third may advance to a November run-off.
Jim Perry was unopposed in the Sixth Ward and Chuck Condor appears to have held off a challenge from Monrow Mabon.
In Ward 2, Clarissa Cervantes took 53% of all votes cast among six candidates. Joe Paredes polled a distant second. Incumbent Andy Melendrez did not run for a fifth term.
Election officials said late Tuesday night, there approximately 1,500 vote-by-mail and 50 provisional ballots still to be processed.
Seventy-thousand vote-by-mail ballots were issued.
For the first time, the winners will serve 5-year terms because the city is switching to even-year elections.
Story Date: June 14, 2021