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Weatherford takes mayoral primary by a landslide

Weatherford and Bailey advance to general election


August 15, 2019

DAYTON-Incumbent Dayton Mayor Zac Weatherford received a strong show of community backing in last week's primary elections for city mayor, with a 66 percent support vote.

Weatherford garnered 504 of the 759 preliminary votes cast with Mayor Pro-Tem Delphine Bailey receiving 168 votes, or 22 percent.

Both Bailey and Weatherford earned spots on the November general election ballot.

Third candidate, city council member Michael Paris, received 10 percent support with 82 votes and has been eliminated. There were five write-in candidates.

Weatherford, who was appointed mayor in May, following t...

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