Monday, March 9, 2015

OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS: Gilstrap won second-place by just one vote


KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- Official results from the Wyandotte County Election Office from last week's primary are in.

And yes, your vote matters.

Melissa Brune Bynum and Mark Gilstrap finished one and two in the Unified Government At Large District 1 primary, but their margins of victory narrowed after all the results were counted.

Bynum won by just 24 votes over Gilstrap - and Gilstrap finished in second place by just one vote over Nathan Barnes.

According to the election office, 6,449 people voted in last Tuesday's primary, just under 10 percent of Wyandotte County's registered voters.

Full results: