Raleigh mayoral election, 2013

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Raleigh mayoral election, 2013
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Candidate Nancy McFarlane Robert Weltzin Venita Peyton
Party Independent Republican Republican
Popular vote 32,549 9,765 2,307
Percentage 72.76% 21.83% 5.16%

Mayor before election

Nancy McFarlane
Independent

Elected Mayor

Nancy McFarlane
Independent

The biennial election for the Mayor of Raleigh, North Carolina was held on October 8, 2013. The election was nonpartisan. Incumbent Mayor Nancy McFarlane ran for a second term.[1] She received a majority of the vote on October 8, thus avoiding a runoff, which would have been held on November 5.

Candidates[edit]

  • Nancy McFarlane, Mayor since 2011, former City Council member
  • Venita Peyton, real estate broker [2]
  • Robert Weltzin,[3] chiropractor[4]

Results[edit]

2013 Raleigh mayoral election[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Non-partisan [6] Nancy McFarlane 32,549 72.76 +11
Non-partisan [7] Robert Weltzin 9,765 21.83
Non-partisan [8] Venita Peyton 2,307 5.16
Other Write-ins 112 0.25
Turnout 44,733

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ ABC11: Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane to file for re-election
  2. ^ Raleigh Public Record
  3. ^ Wake County Board of Elections Candidate list Archived 2014-10-26 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ News & Observer: Raleigh mayor faces challengers
  5. ^ "Oct. 2013 election results". Wake County Board of Elections. Retrieved 9 October 2013. 
  6. ^ McFarlane is registered Unaffiliated (Independent).
  7. ^ Weltzin is registered as a Republican.
  8. ^ Peyton is registered as a Republican.

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