Nate Edwards, who announced a write-in campaign for the Third Ward Vinton City Council seat a couple of weeks ago, has won that race by a large margin, according to unofficial totals released this morning by the Benton County Auditor’s Office.

Nate Edwards received 121 total votes, along with 4 for “Edwards” and 16 for “Nathan Edwards” and one each for N. Edwards and Nate Edward.

Dakota Rundlett, the other Vinton man who had announced a write-in campaign, received a total of 43 votes, including different variations of his name.

As with all other races, the results will not become official until tallied and canvassed by the Benton County Board of Supervisors next Tuesday.

Below is the list of all 3rd Ward write-in votes.

  Write-in Absentee Total  
Nate Edwards 105 16 121  
Edwards 4   4  
Nathan Edwards 15 1 16  
N. Edwards 1   1  
Nate Edward 1   1  
Dakota Rundlett 36 2 38  
Rundlett 3   3  
D. Rundlett 1   1  
Dakota Runtlett 0 1 1  
Alvin Aragon 1   1  
Alex Silver 1   1  
Mike LaGrange 1   1  
Dixie Meyer 1   1  
Rick D. Ohrt 1   1  
Jen Miller 1   1  
Debra Cline 1   1  
Steven W. Lucas 1   1  
Jennifer Redlinger 1   1  
Jeffrey Seitz 1   1  
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