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By Roger Harnack
Franklin Connection 

Torres, Perales appear headed to general election

Brown, Martinez are a distant third and fourth, respectively


Last updated 8/5/2021 at 7:37am

PASCO — City Council candidates Nikki Torres and Leo A. Perales appear to be headed to the Nov. 2 general election.

The initial tally of tonight's primary election, shows Torres with 721 votes and Perales with 610, or 40.41% and 34.19%, respectively.

In third place, Irving L. Brown Sr. has collected 353 votes, or 19.79%.

With 92 votes, Steven X. Martinez is a distant fourth with 5.16%.

Only the Top 2 vote-getters advance to the general election.

With only 6,410 ballots counted countywide, so far, 34,521 ballots could remain outstanding, according to the Franklin County Elections Department.

Late-arriving ballots will be counted thoughout the certification window.

Author Bio

Roger Harnack, Publisher

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Roger Harnack is the co-owner/publisher of Free Press Publishing. Having grown up Benton City, Roger is an award-winning journalist, photographer, editor and publisher. He's one of only two editorial/commentary writers from Washington state to ever receive the international Golden Quill. Roger is dedicated to the preservation of local media, and the voice it retains for Eastern Washington.


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