At 10:15, the Douglas County Election Commission released their 4th round of election results in Omaha's General Election.
Incumbent Mayor Jean Stothert announced her victory at 10:20 this evening. She received a congratulatory phone call from challenger Heath Mello. In the latest round of results Stothert received 51,413 votes, 53% over challenger Health Mello with 44,977 votes, 46%.
In the City Council race:
District 1 incumbent Pete Festersen has 82% of the vote with 12,190 votes over challenger Grant Sturek 16%, 2,473 votes.
In District 2, incumbent Ben Gray is leading with 5.203 votes, 63% over opponent Dennis J. Womack with 2,932 votes, 35% .
In District 3, incumbent Chris Jerram has 9,973 votes, 79% over opponent D'Shawn Cunningham with 2,415 votes, 19% .
In District 4, Vinny Palermo is in the lead with 53% of the vote, 4,372 votes over challenger Jim Rogers with 3,689 votes, 45% . Both are newcomers in the race for District 4.
In District 5, Rich Pahls is running unopposed with 12,131 votes, 95%.
In District 6, Brinker Harding wins that election over opponent Dwite Pedersen. In the latest results, Harding received 11,286 votes, 63% over Pedersen with 6,340, 35%.
In District 7, incumbent Aimee Melton is leading with 9,445 votes, 64% over challenger Brian Thommes with 5,008 votes, 34%