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Election 2017

Cape Coral City Council members-elect outline priorities

In just over a week, the newly-elected Cape Coral City Council members will be sworn in.And they have priorities they want to address, as well as longer-term ideas in mind.For the Cape's next mayor, Joe Coviello, the first step is getting everyone on the same page."My top priority is to garner ...

Coviello, Gunter, Nelson, Stokes, Williams win

Election results are in. The winners in the Cape Coral City Council General Election are:- Joe Coviello, mayor, with 50.6 percent of the vote;- City Council, District 1, John Gunter, 56.65 percent of the vote- City Council, District 4, Jennifer Nelson, 54.14 percent of the vote- City Council, ...

Coviello wins Cape mayor’s race

The Cape Coral mayor's race was the most closely contested Tuesday night.Joe Coviello came in as the top vote-getter in the municipal General Election - and the city's next mayor - with 10,245 votes or 50.60 percent. His opponent, Michael D. Hollow, garnered 10,003 votes or 49.40 percent, ...

Stokes takes District 5 seat

Dave Stokes culled an easy victory over James Schneider, winning the District 5 Cape Coral City Council seat with 67 percent of the vote Tuesday night.With all precincts reporting, Stokes received 12,369 votes to Schneider's 5,925.Both candidates were at their homes awaiting the results of the ...

Nelson wins District 4 seat

Jennifer Nelson repeated her primary victory over incumbent Richard Leon Tuesday night, securing the District 4 seat in the General Election.Nelson took 54.14 percent of the vote to Leon's 45.86 percent for a 1,613 vote margin in a race that saw 19,041 ballots cast.Nelson said he was thrilled ...

Gunter cruises to victory in District 1

John Gunter, who took the top spot in a three-way race in the Oct. 3 Cape Coral City Council Primary repeated the feat Tuesday with a comfortable victory for the District 1 seat, beating Graham Madison Morris.Gunter took 56.65 percent of the vote to Madison Morris' 43.35 percent, resulting in a ...

Williams wins re-election bid

One Cape Coral City Council member retained his seat after Tuesday's municipal election.Incumbent Rick Williams held onto the District 6 seat in the General Election, garnering a total of 10,687 votes or 57.85 percent. His opponent, John Karcher, scored 7,786 votes or 42.15 percent."I'm very ...

Election 2017 Question of the week: Final message to voters

Each week through the General Election, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. As you review the races, please note that ...

Election 2017 Question of the week: Medical marijuana

Each week through the General Election, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. As you review the races, please note that ...

Election 2017 Question of the Week: Utility Expansion Project

Each week through the General Election, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. As you review the races, please note that ...