Peoria, Illinois City Council election, 2007

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Peoria City Council election, 2007
← 2005 April 14, 2007 2009 →

5 At-Large of 10 City Council seats.
  Majority party
Leader None
Party Independent
Last election 10
Seats won 10
Seat change +/- 0
Popular vote 73,238
Percentage 100.00%
Swing N/A

Mayor before election

Jim Ardis

Elected Mayor

Jim Ardis

The Peoria City Council election of 2007 was held on April 14, 2007. The five At-Large of 10 city council seats were up for election. Ten candidates were on the ballot. Elected were incumbents Gary V. Sandberg and W. Eric Turner; and newcomers Ryan Spain, George Jacob, and Jim Montelongo. The Council is presided over by the Mayor, who is elected independently.

Voting method[edit]

In Peoria, Illinois, each elector casts five votes in the At-Large elections. An elector may cast five votes for one candidate, two and a half votes each for two candidates, one and two thirds votes each for three candidates, one and one quarter votes each for four candidates, and one vote each for five candidates. The five candidates having the largest number of votes are considered to be elected and are seated on the city council.

The totals shown below are rounded to the nearest non-fraction.


2007 City Council election Peoria, Illinois
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Gary V. Sandberg 13,769 18.80 -2.53
Independent Ryan Spain 11,928 16.29 N/A
Independent W. Eric Turner 11,925 16.28 -1.55
Independent George Jacob 9,685 13.22 N/A
Independent Jim Montelongo 7,788 10.63 N/A
Independent Dan L. Irving 5,184 7.08 N/A
Independent Gale S. Thetford 4,921 6.72 N/A
Independent Patti J. Sterling-Polk 4,314 5.89 -2.03
Independent Gloria C. Fitzgerald 2,172 2.97 N/A
Independent Dan Gilette 1,552 2.12 N/A
Majority 1,841 2.51 -0.99
Turnout 73,238
Independent hold Swing