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Inglewood mayor run-off scheduled for next year


After the results of Tuesday’s general election, it has been reported that Inglewood Mayor Danny Tabor and challenger James Butts will meet face-to-face in a runoff to become the city’s next mayor to serve a full four-year term.

The run-off comes because neither candidate reached the minimum number of votes–50 percent plus one vote–required for a victory.

The runoff date, which is subject to a vote of the city council, is tentatively Jan. 11, 2011.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, the vote was as follows: Tabor, 43.57 percent (8,411 votes); Butts, 31.33 percent (6,049 votes); Dunlap, 15.27 percent (2,947 votes); Joseph Soto, 8.03 percent (1,550 votes); and Mike Stevens, 1.8 percent (348 votes).