The update on the vote count on Monday, November 9, 2020 saw a switch in status for Culver City’s third city council seat. Incumbent Mayor Goran Eriksson moved ahead of challenger Freddy Puza by a slender 20 votes, leaving the rest of the candidates in the same positions.
Albert Vera is now the top vote getter with 10,348 votes, Yasmine Imani McMorrin with 10,194 votes, Eriksson with 8548. and Puza holds 8528 votes. Only the top three in the field will have council seats, and none of the other five candidates on the ballot changed position.
City Clerk Jeremy Green enthused that the turnout had been excellent, with ” 81% of our registered voters casting a ballot.”
This total is still not final, as there are ballots still outstanding, and the count will continue.
Regularly scheduled updates from Los Angeles County Registrar will be posted on Nov. 13, Nov. 17, Nov. 20, Nov. 24, Nov. 27 and Nov. 30.
The election will be certified in December, with the new council members sworn in Dec. 14 at the last council meeting of the year.