Modesto ballots due today

Today is the deadline for voting in the Modesto City Council runoff for Chair 1.

Dave Lopez and Robert Farrace are vying for the seat being vacated by Bob Dunbar.

Lopez, an account executive at Alpha Numeric, won the most votes Nov. 6 with 39 percent of the total. Farrace, an attorney, earned a spot in the runoff over two other candidates by getting 35 percent of the vote.

Ballots can be dropped off at Bethel Church, 2361 Scenic Drive; Modesto Fire Station No. 4 at 1505 Blue Gum Ave., at Blue Gum and Carpenter Road; and in the lobby of the city-county building at 1010 10th St.

Official results of the election won't be available for a few days, City Clerk Jean Morris said, but unofficial results will be announced tonight. They will be available sometime after 8:30 p.m. atwww.modbee.com.

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