Benjamin holds early lead over incumbent Sorensen

Dan Records, Megan Guido elected to Ward 2, Ward 3 council positions



Francis Benjamin holds 70 percent of the votes for the Pullman City Council Ward 1 seat.

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor

Al Sorensen incumbent Pullman Ward 1 council member, has tentatively lost reelection in Tuesday’s general election.

Francis Benjamin is set to win the council position against Sorensen, with about 70 percent of the vote, according to the Whitman County election website.

City Councilmember Dan Records ran unopposed for reelection for the Ward 2 council seat and maintained his position.

Megan Guido ran unopposed for Brandon Chapman’s Ward 3 council position and won with 255 votes, according to the website. Chapman opted not to run for reelection, according to a Daily Evergreen article.

Incumbent Nathan Roberts maintained his District 4 Pullman School Board position, winning nearly 65 percent of the vote against Carolina Silva. Amanda Tanner also maintained her District 5 board position, running unopposed.

There are still 1,300 ballots left to be counted as of Tuesday night, according to the website. The next ballot count will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday.