Gorton, Bastin To Face Off In Lexington Mayor's Race
Lexington voters will choose between Linda Gorton, a former vice mayor, and Ronnie Bastin, a former police chief, in the November general election for mayor.
Gorton was the clear frontrunner in the seven-way race with 41% of the vote, despite being outspent by Bastin, (26%) and Kevin Stinnett, a Lexington councilman who captured 16% of the vote.
Also on the ballot were Ike Lawrence, Skip Horine and William Weyman, who ran limited campaigns.
Mayor's Race At A Glance:
286 of 286 precincts - 100 percent
x-Ronnie Bastin 14,207 - 26 percent
x-Linda Gorton 23,200 - 42 percent
Skip Horine 315 - 1 percent
Teresa Isaac 8,845 - 16 percent
Ike Lawrence 847 - 2 percent
Kevin Stinnett 7,866 - 14 percent
William Weyman 326 - 1 percent
2 to be nominated.