LANCASTER – With all voting centers reporting, incumbent R. Rex Parris soundly defeated his competition, garnering more than 75 percent of the votes in the race for Lancaster mayor.
Specifically, Parris won with 76.4 percent (6,517 votes), while his closest competitor, David Paul, trailed with 10.5 percent (898 votes).
David Abber had 8 percent (684 votes), while David Grajeda had 4.9 percent (421 votes).
In the race for Lancaster City Council, Sandra Johnson was the top vote-getter with 37.8 percent (5,816 votes), while incumbent candidate Ken Mann was not far behind with 34.2 percent (5,268 votes).
Johnson and Mann received twice as many votes as their closest competitor, John Kiramis, who had 14.3 percent (2,202 votes).
Michael Rives had 6.7 percent(1,044), while Isaac Grajeda followed closely behind Rives with 1,037 votes.