2017 City Council Ward 1 election results

Official Winner: Kevin Reich. See the results and ranked-choice vote tabulation of the 2017 City Council Ward 1 race.

November 7, 2017

Municipal Election

This was a ranked-choice voting (RCV) race. Voters were asked to rank up to 3 different candidates. After two rounds of tabulation, Kevin Reich was elected.

Council Member Ward 1
CandidateFirst choice votesFinal round votesFinal round percentage
Kevin Reich 4,015 4,296 49.19%
Jillia Pessenda 3,846 4,112 47.08%
John Hayden 853 Eliminated round 2 -
Undeclared Write-ins 20 Eliminated round 2 -


Ballots cast summary
Total votes cast 8,734 Total votes counted in the first round. Does not include undervotes, overvotes, defective, or spoiled ballots.
Tabulation threshold 4,368

The number of votes sufficient for a candidate to be elected. Half of votes cast for office + 1, disregarding fractions.

Undervotes 130

Ballots where the voter did not rank any candidates for the office.

If no candidate reaches the threshold, the remaining candidate with the highest vote total is elected.

See the ranked-choice voting tabulation below for more details.

Vote totals by round

Request accessible format

If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.