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North Miami Mayoral Race Headed To Runoff

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NORTH MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It was Election Day for North Miami and the unofficial results are in.

Voters visited the polls on Tuesday to elect a mayor, two council seats and also to vote on five charter-amendment questions. Of 28,280 registered voters, 6,883 voted.

According to the unofficial results, and as reported by CBS4’s News Partners The Miami Herald, the two candidates with the most votes, Lucie Tondreau with 27.6 percent and Kevin A Burns with 33.2 percent, are likely headed for a runoff on June 4th since city rules requires 50% plus one vote for a candidate’s official election.

Results for District 2 race has attorney Carol Keys winning the most votes with 49.5 percent, with Michael Blynn coming in next with 15.2 percent.

For District 3 Councilperson, Philippe Bien-Aime won the most with 627 votes, 41.3 percent.

Unofficial results for the five charter amendment questions results are in as well: For the Appraisals for Sale of Property 3,775 voted yes, 1,413 voted against.

For Council Candidacy Requirement 89.2 percent, 4,524 people, voted in favor and only 10.9 percent voted against.

Seventy-seven percent voted in favor for the Charter Update.

In the amendment for Filling of Vacancies 3,902 people yes, 1,019 voted no.

Votes for the Recall of Elected Officers tallied in at 3,894 in favor, 1,044 opposed.

(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald contributed material for this report)

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