Cedar City Council Candidate Primary Election Results
The Primary Election for the Cedar City Council candidates is Sept. 5 with seven hopefuls in the race.
The voting will be closed at 8 p.m. however if there are people in line (at 8), they will still be allowed to drop off their ballots.
The general election will be held on Nov. 21, 2023.
Here are the Cedar City Council Candidates for 2023:
- Mark Mumford
- Sara Ridgel
- Kathy Long
- Robert Cox
- Carter Wilkey
- Brittany Fisher
- Tyler W. Meling
- Melling 1,919 votes (20.76%)
- Cox 1,715 votes (18.56%)
- Wilkey 1,360 votes (14.72%)
- Fisher 1,280 votes (13.85%)
- Mumford 1,245 votes (13.47%)
- Long 994 votes (10.76%)
- Ridgel 729 votes (7.89%)
The unofficial results were released roughly around 9:30 p.m. counted 15,957 registered voters and 3,617 ballots cast (22.67%).
Mumford’s Campaign Report said the candidate received $700 in contributions, $500 of which came from the Leavitt Group Enterprise Inc. His total spending came to $747 with a negative balance of $47. Mumford spent the campaign money on signage, Google, Home Depot and Ace Hardwear.
Ridgel reported $525 in contributions and $110 in aggregate contributions. Her total campaign expenses came to $543.57 with $91.43 left over. Signage and online advertising made up the majority of Ridgel’s spending.
Long had several large contributions made to her campaign. Donors gave a total of $2,334.54 and aggregate contributions came to $250. Total expenses came to $2,042.89. Long had $541.61 left over. The majority of her funds were spent on social media and meet and greet fundraisers.
Cox received $7,032.40 in donor contributions and $0 in aggregate contributions. His total campaign expenses came to $5,392.39 with $1,640.01 left over. Most of the funds were used for advertising.
Wilkey had $4,715.38 contributed from donors and $100 aggregate contributions. His expenses totaled at $3,555.38 with $0 left over. His expenses were varied.
$3,729.27 in donor contributions were given to Fisher. She also had $175 in aggregate contributions. Long’s total expenses came to $2,981.90 with $822.37 left over. Long’s expenses were also varied.
Lastly, Meling received $1,150 in donor contributions and $0 in aggregate funds. Total expenses came to $787.62 with $362.38 left over. The majority went to Iron County Today.