Hu, Wolf take lead for Tigard City Council race
Yi-Kang Hu was leading the race for a four-year term on the Tigard City Council, according to early results Tuesday night with the second top vote-getter too close to call.
As of 8:40 p.m., Hu had collected 38.90% of the vote, followed by former Tigard City Councilor Tom Anderson with 23.90% and Jai Raj Singh with 23.10%. The two candidates with the most amount of votes will be deemed winners.
Hu is president of the Tigard Planning Commission and a food and drug lawyer whose practice focuses on federal laws and regulations. Anderson is a former city councilor and owner of Tigard Real Estate. Singh is program director for Unite Oregon, an agency that promotes intercultural justice throughout Oregon.
Meanwhile, Maureen Wolf was soundly defeating her two challenges with 63.41% of the vote for a seat to fill out the remainder of Heidi Lueb's seat. Lueb is running for mayor.
Karen Marrello had 20.06% collected and Austin Johnson had 15.95%.
Johnson is a senior marketing operations manager, Karen Morrello is a mortgage loan originator and Maureen Wolf is a longtime Tigard-Tualatin School Board member.
Results are unofficial and could change as more ballots are counted in the coming hours and days. Oregon allows ballots mailed by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, to be counted, and not all will be received and tabulated by Election Night.
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