The general city election held on May 6, 2023, in Alpine saw a moderate level of participation from registered voters. Although the results are unofficial until the City Council’s canvassing on May 16, 2023, the outcome appears to be taking shape with apparent winners emerging in various races.
Throughout the early voting period, 116 registered voters cast their ballots, representing 12.18% of the total registered voter population. The mayoral race witnessed Rick Stephens taking the lead with 81 votes, while Jerry Johnson received 35 votes.
On Election Day, an additional 33 registered voters turned out, bringing the total voter turnout rate to 3.47%. Once again, Rick Stephens remained ahead, securing 23 votes, while Jerry Johnson received 9 votes.
Combining the early voting and Election Day totals, a total of 149 registered voters participated, accounting for an overall voter turnout rate of 15.65%. Rick Stephens continued to hold the lead in the mayoral race with 104 votes, while Jerry Johnson received 44 votes.
While the mayoral race appears to be leaning in favor of Rick Stephens, it’s important to note that the results are unofficial until the City Council’s official canvassing, scheduled for May 16, 2023, at 5:30 p.m.
Apart from the mayoral race, other city races were also conducted during the general election. However, specific details regarding the apparent winners and their vote counts have not been provided at this time. The City Council will release the official results after the canvassing process.
The City of Alpine encourages residents to stay informed about the progress of the election and the official results by visiting the city’s website.