Flynn, Clark, New, Gilmore win Denver City Council runoff elections

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DENVER — Kevin Flynn, Jolon Clark, Wayne New and Stacie Gilmore were voted to the Denver City Council on Tuesday in runoff elections marked by low voter turnout.

Flynn won District 2 over John Kidd 51.5 percent to 48.5 percent in the closest election of the four districts. Flynn won by 209 votes.

In District 7, Clark defeated Aaron Greco 53.7 percent to 46.3 percent.

In District 10, Wayne New defeated Anna Jones 51.8 percent to 48.2 percent.

And in District 11, Gilmore was an easy winner over Sean Bradley 59.3 percent to 40.7 percent.

Overall, Denver Elections said of the 146.681 registered voters in the four districts, 28,774 returned ballots for a total turnout of 19.6 percent.

In District 2, the turnout was 21.4 percent. In District 7, it was 19.5 percent. District 10 had a turnout of 10.9 percent. And in District 11, turnout was only 17 percent.

Six incumbents and Mayor Michael Hancock won re-election May 5 and there will be seven new members on the council. They take office July 20.

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