Election night mini photo gallery
Shirley Colin, a supporter of mayoral candidate Bob Edwards, presented Edwards with a gavel that she said she had been saving to give to him during his victory celebration.
Though 405 ballots are still to be counted, Bob Edwards is ahead in the race for mayor of Payson by 833 votes. According to preliminary results, released at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Edwards had received 2,896 votes (57.91 percent) and Barbara Brewer received 2,063 (41.25 percent). Click thumbnail for larger photo.
Ed Blair addressed a capacity crowd at Rumsey Park ramada 5 Tuesday night. An enthusiastic crowd cheered mayoral candidate Bob Edwards and Blair after preliminary results were announced.
Though 405 ballots were still to be verified and counted, preliminary results showed Blair in the second place for one of the three empty town council seats. Click thumbnail for larger photo.
Su Connell waits for results of the general election Tuesday night in the council chamber at Town Hall. The room was full of council candidates and their supporters. The atmosphere was calm but pensive as the election came to an end.
Preliminary results came in at 8 p.m. Though 405 ballots were still to be verified and counted, the initial results showed Mike Vogel in the lead with 2,601 votes. He was followed by Ed Blair with 2,564 votes and Su Connell with 2,467 votes. Click thumbnail for larger photo.