Fimbres, Kozachik and Uhlich Cruise to Reelection

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Karin Uhlich, celebrating her victory

Richard Fimbres
  • Julian Ybarra
  • Richard Fimbres

In the City of Tucson election, all the races have been decided by wide margins, somewhat surprisingly in the case of Ward 3, as Karin Uhlich greatly expanded her margin of victory over Ben Buehler-Garcia from just over a hundred votes in 2009 to thousands this year. Uhlich told Jim Nintzel, "We were singled out from the get-go, everything was thrown at us. We won and we won big, and that means we're on the right track."

Ward 5's Richard Fimbres, who has a similarly large lead over Mike Polak, said "We moved this city forward, but lots more needs to be done. We're not out of the tunnel yet, but we're moving forward."

The results, so far:

Tucson City Council

Ward 3

Karin Uhlich, [D] 34,708 58.38%
Ben Buehler-Garcia [R] 24,589 41.36%

Ward 5

Richard Fimbres [D] 35,464 60.31%
Mike Polak [R] 23,206 39.46%

Ward 6
Steve Kozachik [D] 42,398 92.93%

City propositions

Prop. 401: Base Expenditure Increase
Yes 35,186 62.09%
No 21,487 37.91%

Prop. 402: Plan Tucson
Yes 36886 65.83%
No 19147 34.17%

Vail incorporation

Yes 1,441 43.95%
No 1,838 56.05%

School district propositions

Sunnyside Prop. 405
Yes 2,260 47.04%
No 2,544 52.96%

Catalina Foothills Prop. 406
Yes 4,259 62.79%
No 2,524 37.21%

Catalina Foothills Prop. 407
Yes 4,094 64.33%
No 2,270 35.67%

Altar Valley Prop 408
Yes 330 39.57%
No 504 60.43%

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