Reddy pulls ahead of Hunter in Redwood City Council election count

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Following the release of Nov. 6 election results today, Diana Reddy pulled ahead of Rick Hunter for third-place in the Redwood City Council race, in which three seats are open.

With about 39,000 votes left to count in this all-mail voting pilot in San Mateo County, Giselle Hale remains the top vote-getter with a sizable 10,800 votes, about 640 votes ahead of second-place Diane Howard. Hunter now trails Reddy by 51 votes.

In other significant news, Measure W, the half-cent sales tax increase to fund transit and transportation projects, is now at 66.44 percent and has gained a full point in the tallies since last week.

County election officials are scheduled to release more results Wednesday and then again on Friday and every day after that, as needed.

As of today’s release of results, a total of 286,210 votes have been cast, 26,210 by machine and 260,000 by mail. The total turnout number is 71.6 percent of registered voters, marking a significant turnout.

To view the county’s Nov. 6 election results, click here.