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Fullerton City Council Election ends with close call

After a close race, the polls have been closed and the city of Fullerton has some updates to their council.

Both Jennifer Fitzgerald, Mayor of Fullerton, and Bruce Whitaker, council member, were reelected to their seats.

Larry Bennett
Larry Bennett was elected to city council by a narrow margin, just beating Jesus Silva by two percent. Photo credit: City of Fullerton

Larry Bennett, a resident and business owner in the city, was also elected, beating Jesus Silva by a narrow 2 percent for the third seat in this year’s election.

Jennifer Fitzgerald
Mayor Jennifer Fitzgerald has been reelected for another term. Photo credit: City of Fullerton

Fitzgerald was first elected into the council in 2012, and has served as mayor since 2014. Whitaker began his time on the council in 2010, and even served as Mayor Pro-Tem in 2012.

Bruce Whitaker
Bruce Whitaker returns to the Fullerton City Council for a sixth consecutive year.

Bennett is currently serving as a member of the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce and as Fullerton’s Planning Commissioner.

For more 2016 election coverage, visit the Hornet website.

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