1991 Durham mayoral election

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Durham mayoral election, 1991
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← 1989 November 5, 1991 1993 →
 
Candidate Harry E. Rodenhizer Jr. Chester L. Jenkins
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 15,725 13,640
Percentage 53.55% 46.45%

Mayor before election

Chester L. Jenkins
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Harry E. Rodenhizer Jr.
Republican

The 1991 Durham mayoral election was held on November 5, 1991 to elect the mayor of Durham, North Carolina. It saw the return of past mayor Harry E. Rodenhizer Jr. to the office, as he unseated incumbent mayor Chester L. Jenkins.

Results[edit]

Primary[edit]

The date of the primary was October 9.[1]

Primary results[1]
Candidate Votes %
Harry E. Rodenhizer Jr. 10,584 55.63
Chester L. Jenkins (incumbent) 7,380 38.79
C. Bernard Obie 817 4.29
Herb Franklin 245 1.29
Total votes 19,026

General election[edit]

General election results[2]
Candidate Votes %
Harry E. Rodenhizer Jr. 15,725 53.55
Chester L. Jenkins (incumbent) 13,640 46.45
Total votes 29,365

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ABSTRACT OF VOTES CAST IN THE MUNICIPAL PRIMARY FOR MAYOR AND FOR THREE AT-LARGE CITY COUNCIL SEATS ON TUESDAY OCTOBER 8, 1991, IN THE CITY OF DURHAM, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA AT THE PLACES APPOINTED BY LAW FOR HOLDING ELECTIONS IN SAID COUNTY" (PDF). Durham County. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "ABSTRACT OF VOTES CAST IN THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION OR MAYOR AND FOR THE CITY COUNCIL WARD 2, WARD 4, WARD 6, AND THREE AT-LARGE SEATS ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1991 IN THE CITY OF DURHAM, COUNTY OF DURHAM, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA AT THE PLACES APPOINTED BY LAW FOR HOLDING ELECTIONS IN SAID COUNTY" (PDF). Durham County. Retrieved October 5, 2019.