Omaha mayoral election, 2009

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Omaha mayoral election, 2009
2005 ←
May 12, 2009 (2009-05-12) → 2013

  Jim Suttle Crop.jpg Daub.jpg
Candidate Jim Suttle Hal Daub
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 38,362 36,941
Percentage 50.62% 48.79%

Mayor before election

Mike Fahey
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Jim Suttle
Democratic

The 2009 Omaha mayoral election was held on April 7, 2009, with a runoff between the top two candidates on May 12, 2009. Incumbent mayor Mike Fahey declined to seek a third term. The election was won by city councilman Jim Suttle, who defeated former mayor Hal Daub by a two percent margin.

Candidates[edit]

  • Randy William Brown
  • Hal Daub - former Omaha mayor, former Congressman, 1988 and 1990 Senate candidate
  • Mort Sullivan
  • Jim Suttle - Omaha city councilman
  • Jim Vokal - Omaha city councilman

Election results[edit]

Primary[edit]

2009 Omaha Mayoral primary election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Hal Daub 16,269 35.57
Nonpartisan Jim Suttle 15,842 34.63
Nonpartisan Jim Vokal 12,749 27.87
Nonpartisan Randy William Brown 530 1.16
Nonpartisan Mort Sullivan 251 0.55
Nonpartisan write-ins 103 0.23
Turnout 45,744

General[edit]

2009 Omaha Mayoral general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Jim Suttle 38,362 50.67 +16.04
Nonpartisan Hal Daub 36,941 48.79 +13.22
Nonpartisan write-ins 411 0.54 +0.31
Turnout 75,714

See also[edit]