2 City Council races still up in the air as of Wednesday

As of Wednesday evening, two City Council races were still too close to call pending the inclusion of mail-in ballots. Though incumbent Kriss Worthington and candidate George Beier led in their races for District 7 and 8, respectively, the numbers were too close to decisively call the winners.
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George Beier, left, Mike Alvarez Cohen, Lori Droste, Jacquelyn McCormick

George Beier leads District 8 race against 3 other candidates

As of 12:45 a.m., Droste was ahead of three other District 8 hopefuls, with a 1.24-point lead over runner-up Mike Alvarez Cohen, chair of the city’s Zoning Adjustments Board. George Beier, president of the Willard Neighborhood Association, came in third with about 26 percent of the vote. Jacquelyn McCormick, head of the Claremont Elmwood Neighborhood Association, came in fourth with 18.9 percent of the vote.
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