District 5 Special Election Results

December 4, 2015


Mikhail Sundust, GRIN


The District 5 community has elected Marlin Dixon to the post of Council Representative in a Dec. 1 special election.


The seat has been vacant since Janice Stewart resigned from the position at the Oct. 7, 2015 Council Meeting.


Dixon won the vote with a 37.86 percent margin in an election where 140 ballots were cast.


Other candidates (and their voting percentages earned) included Duane L. Johns (30.71 percent), Gwendolyn L. Thomas (17.14 percent), and Ronald Lewis Sr. (12.86 percent).


Dixon is a Ranger in the Gila River Police Department.