Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers re-elected with 72.5% of vote

On April 2, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Mayor John Suthers faced three challengers in the nonpartisan general election. With 72.5 percent of the vote, Suthers won the election outright. Juliette Parker, the candidate finishing in second place, received 11.9 percent of the vote.
 
Colorado Springs also held a nonpartisan general election for three of nine at-large city council seats. Both incumbents running for re-election won another term. The highest vote recipient was former Colorado Secretary of State Wayne W. Williams. This will be his first term on the council. He received 18.6 percent of the vote, while incumbent Bill Murray received 12.4 percent of the vote, and incumbent Tom Strand received 12.2 percent of the vote. They faced eight other candidates in the at-large race.
 
Colorado Springs is the second-largest city in Colorado and the 40th-largest city in the U.S. by population.
 



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Mandy Gillip is a project director at Ballotpedia and can be reached at mandy.gillip@ballotpedia.org

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