Hasan, Wolcott ahead in race for Beaverton City Council
Nadia Hasan and Patrick Wolcott lead in the election for Beaverton City Council Position 6 with 71.8% and 20.1% of the vote, respectively, unofficial voting results Tuesday, Nov. 3 show.
A third candidate, Douglas Jones, currently has 7% of the vote.
When asked about the initial results, Hasan replied, "I'm super ecstatic. I feel like voters have an idea of what they want to see and Beaverton."
The same results show Hasan 51 percentage points ahead of Wolcott.
Hasan says she didn't completely expect the lead.
"We worked really hard with connecting with people," she said. "We put a strong field campaign together in terms of making phone calls (and) text messages... we probably sent did over 10 to 20,000 text messages, phone calls, and pieces of literature."
The three candidates seek the Beaverton City Council seat created by Beaverton's new city charter.
In May 2019, the Beaverton City Council put forth a proposed city charter to Beaverton voters, which was then approved during the election.
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