2018 Burlington mayoral election

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Burlington mayoral election, 2018
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Nominee Miro Weinberger Carina Driscoll Infinite Culcleasure
Party Democratic Progressive Independent
Popular vote 5,749 4,155 1,910
Percentage 48.38% 34.96% 16.07%

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Results by ward

Mayor before election

Miro Weinberger
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Miro Weinberger
Democratic

The 2018 Burlington mayoral election was held March 6, 2018. Incumbent mayor Miro Weinberger was elected to his third term with 48% of the popular vote.

Background[edit]

Incumbent Democratic mayor Weinberger was first elected in 2012. Progressive candidate Carina Driscoll, step-daughter of former mayor Bernie Sanders, and independent candidate Infinite Culcleasure ran to unseat the incumbent; they received 35 and 16 percent of the vote, respectively.[1][2]

Election Results[edit]

Burlington mayoral election, 2018[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Miro Weinberger 5,749 48.38%
Progressive Carina Driscoll 4,155 34.96%
Independent Infinite Culcleasure 1,910 16.07%
Write-in Write-ins 70 0.59%
Total votes 11,884 100%
Democratic hold

Results by ward[edit]

County Weinberger Votes Driscoll Votes Culcleasure Votes Write-ins Votes
Ward 1 47.99% 526 32.66% 358 18.98% 208 0.36% 4
Ward 2 25.27% 398 38.67% 430 35.79% 398 0.27% 3
Ward 3 35.58% 528 41.37% 614 22.84% 339 0.20% 3
Ward 4 59.02% 1,259 34.46% 735 5.86% 125 0.66% 14
Ward 5 53.01% 1,004 36.75% 696 9.93% 188 0.32% 6
Ward 6 60.32% 935 28.90% 448 10.39% 161 0.39% 6
Ward 7 51.25% 900 40.26% 707 6.95% 122 1.54% 27
Ward 8 36.79% 316 19.44% 167 42.96% 369 0.81% 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Can Carina Driscoll ride an anti-Weinberger wave to City Hall? - VTDigger". VTDigger. 2018-02-26. Retrieved 2018-06-24.
  2. ^ "Weinberger wins 3rd term: 'This is what moving forward looks like'". Burlington Free Press. 2018-03-06. Retrieved 2018-06-24.
  3. ^ "Election summary report" (PDF).