Updated primary election results show Rich Crispo, Karin Blakely in lead for City Council

August 21, 2009

NEW — 2 p.m. Aug. 21, 2009

Rich Crispo and Karin Blakely look to be heading for the general election in the race for Newcastle City Council Position 5, held by Deputy Mayor Dan Hubbell.

As of 4:23 p.m. Aug. 20, Crispo collected 48.47 percent of the vote, Blakely collected 28.15 percent and Larry Betsch collected 22.83 percent in the Aug. 18 primary. There have been 1,482 ballots recorded at this point, 24.63 percent of Newcastle’s registered voters.

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