Unofficial results for 2017 city council races

One of the races for city council is too close to call after the Montgomery County Board of Elections released its unofficial results this evening.

In the first ward, incumbent candidate Ed Russo has won a third term as alderman against challenger Pamela Swart. In the fourth ward, incumbent Rodney Wojnar has won a second term against challenger Diane Hatzenbuhler. In the second ward, incumbent Paul Ochal is ahead by 14 votes,  however 53 absentee ballots have yet to be counted. Chad Majewski and Jim Martuscello both ran uncontested in the third and fifth wards respectively.

Unofficial results from the Montgomery Board of Elections:

Common Council Ward 1
Ed Russo (REP, CON, IND) 403 56.21%
Pamela Swart (DEM) 313 43.65%
Common Council Ward 2 **
Paul Ochal (REP, CON, IND) 222 51.39%
Jim Glorioso (DEM) 208 48.15%
Common Council Ward 3
Chad Majewski (DEM, REB) 405 98.06%
Common Council Ward 4
Rodney Wojnar (RWO) 213 70.30%
Diane Hatzenbuhler (REP) 87 28.71%
Common Council Ward 5
Jim Martuscello (DEM) 251 99.21%

** 53 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in Ward 2