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ABQ Elections: Absentee results in too; Berry extends lead
Richard “RJ” Berry appears to be winning a plurality of the absentee votes.
Berry now has 41.62 percent of the vote compared to 36.03 percent for incumbent mayor Martin Chavez and 22.18 percent for former state Pro Tem Richard Romero.
In City Council District 3, city council member Isaac Benton leads Bernalillo County chairman Alan Armijo 57.98 percent to 42.02 percent with 1,304 votes cast.
In City Council District 5, Dan Lewis is leading incumbent city council member Michael Cadigan 55.47 percent to 44.53 percent with 3,366 votes cast.
In City Council District 9, city council member Don Harris leads David Barbour 80.68 percent to 19.32 percent with 1,786 votes cast.
There were 20,251 early and absentee votes cast in the mayoral election.