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Bergel pulls ahead of Newman for Eureka's 3rd Ward

EUREKA- Updated election results show Kim Bergel now leading Mike Newman by 46 votes for the 3rd Ward Seat of the Eureka City Council.

According to updated results, Bergel is ahead by 50 percent of votes, to Newmans 49. Following election night, Newman appeared to be in the lead.

Eureka City Council

3rd Ward

Kim Bergel 50%

Mike Newman 49%

Measure S, the $50 million school bond measure for Eureka City Schools needs 50 % of votes to pass that still appears to be pulling through.

Measure S

Yes 57%

No 43%


Measure Y, a $2.5million bond for Jacoby Creek School District, is still just a handful of votes shy of passing.

Measure Y

Yes 55%

No 45%


The results are not final, but include all counted ballots. Votes will be finalized on December 2. An official canvas is currently underway to ensure that all votes were counted and reported correctly.