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McKeown, Himmelrich, O’Connor Elected To Santa Monica City Council:

Santa Monica voters on Tuesday re-elected City councilmembers Kevin McKeown for a fifth term and Pam O’Connor for a sixth term, along with Planning Commissioner Sue Himmelrich for her first term who will take the seat vacated by Bob Holbrook.

According to results posted on the LA County Registrar’s Office, McKeown finished first place out of the 14 candidates after all 54 voting precincts and absentee ballots were counted at 3:11 am Wednesday. He collected 7,475 votes (16.94 percent).

Himmelrich finished second with 6,907 votes (15.65 percent) and O’Connor third with 4,933 votes (11.18 percent).

There were 58,803 registered voters in Santa Monica this election, which was down from 60,909 registered voters in 2012 that saw the election of Ted Winterer, Terry O’Day, Gleam Davis, and Tony Vazquez to the seven-seat City Council.

As of 3:11 am Wednesday, here are the final results as reported on the LA County Registrar’s Office website.

1) Kevin McKeown: 7,475 votes (16.94 percent)

2) Sue Himmelrich: 6,907 votes (15.65 percent)

3) Pam O’Connor: 4,933 votes (11.18 percent)

4) Phil Brock: 4,347 votes (9.85 percent)

5) Frank Gruber: 3,885 votes (8.80 percent)

6) Jennifer Kennedy: 3,794 votes (8.60 percent)

7) Richard McKinnon: 3,665 votes (8.31 percent)

8) Michael Feinstein: 2,761 votes (6.26 percent)

9) Terence Later: 1,406 votes (3.19 percent)

10) Jerry Rubin: 1,273 votes (2.88 percent)

11) Jon Mann: 1,180 votes (2.67 percent)

12) Whitney Scott Bain: 975 votes (2.21 percent)

13) Nick Boles: 949 votes (2.15 percent)

14) Zoe Muntaner: 576 votes (1.31 percent)

Read Friday’s edition of The Mirror to hear from each of the winning candidates.

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