Waveland municipal primary results

Jay Trapani won the Republican nomination for mayor in the Waveland municipal primary elections held Tuesday.

Trapani won the nomination with 52 percent of the vote. Charlie Piazza was the next closest candidate with 26 percent.

Trapani will face three challengers in the December 6 general election. Nikki Tingstrom, Democrat; Micah Tinkler, Independent and Brice Phillips, Libertarian.

Incumbent mayor Mike Smith announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election, citing health concerns.

The only other contested primary was for the Republican nomination for Ward 1 alderman.

It looks like Rhonda Aime-Gamble will face Bob Martin in an October 25 runoff. Gamble garnered 49 percent of the vote, while Martin had 30 percent. Affidavit ballots will be counted today. If Gamble has enough affidavit votes to push her over 50 percent, there will be no runoff.

The winner of the Republican nomination will face Cheryl Crosby Tenney, Independent, and Mathew Adams, Libertarian, in the December general election.

All other wards were uncontested and will move on to the general election.

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