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Election by the Numbers

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Photo by Erika Aguilar for KUT News
Kathie Tovo appears headed to a runoff election against incumbent Randi Shade in Austin City Council Place 3

Challenger Kathie Tovo has widened her lead over incumbent Randi Shade in the latest results for Austin's city elections.

As of 9:20 p.m., Tovo is getting 46% of the vote, while Shade has fallen to 32% support.  Max Nofziger is drawing 15% in the four-way race for Place Three on the council.  If a runoff is needed to settle the race, it would be held June 18.

Incumbents Laura Morrison and Chris Riley are cruising to easy victories in their respective races.  Morrison has 71% of the vote in a three-way race for Place Four.  Riley continues at 65% support over three challengers for Place One.