Council Chambers, Legislative Bldg, 745 4th St., Sparks, NV
Canvass of Election Result: 5.1
On June 14, 2016 the primary election was conducted and on November 8, 2016 the general election was conducted, both by the Washoe County Registrar of Voters on behalf of the City of Sparks per the interlocal agreement (AC-5219) approved by Sparks City Council on February 8, 2016. Pursuant to NRS 293C.110, Sparks City Council adopted Ordinance No. 2520 on February 22, 2016 providing for the conducting and holding of the 2016 primary and general elections for the offices of Council Members representing the first, third and fifth wards of the city and City Attorney in accordance with the interlocal agreement.
The City Attorney was unopposed in the 2016 election and is declared elected.
On November 8, 2016, Washoe County held a general election to fill the offices of Council Members representing the first, third and fifth wards of the city in accordance with the interlocal agreement. The 2016 general election unofficial final summary report from Washoe County is attached and summarized as:
Council Ward 1:
Donald Abbott, 18,666, 50.88%
Denise Lopez, 18,017, 49.12%
Council Ward 3:
John Rhoads, 12,415, 34.65%
Ron Smith, 23,411, 65.35%
Council Ward 5:
Kristopher Dahir, 18,240, 51.38%
Thomas P. Lean - withdrew
John Walter, 17,258, 48.62%
Council could declare the 2016 election results confirmed.
Council could not declare the 2016 election results confirmed.
I move to declare the results of the 2016 election official and the winners to be Donald Abbott for Council Ward 1, Ron Smith for Council Ward 3, Kristopher Dahir for Council Ward 5 and Chet Adams for City Attorney.
2016 Election Unofficial Summary Report.pdf
2016 Sparks Statement of Vote.pdf