Final election results released Friday confirmed Nov. 6 numbers showing first-time candidate Kathy Miller bested incumbent Tiffany Renée for a spot on the Petaluma City Council.
Incumbents Mike Healy and Gabe Kearney retained their seats on the seven-member council, placing first and second, respectively, in the official vote count.
Following Nov. 6 voting, Renée, seeking re-election to one of three council seats, was in fourth place behind Miller by 1,026 votes.
Official results released by Sonoma County elections officials added nearly 10,916 ballots in Petaluma that weren’t counted on election night.
Healy topped all candidates with 16,166 votes, or 25.1 percent, followed by Kearney with 10,919 votes and 17 percent of total ballots. Miller placed third with 10,338 votes, 16.1 percent; Renée, fourth with 9,460 votes, 14.7 percent; Jason Davies, fifth with 8,923, 13.9 percent; and Alicia Kae Herries, sixth with 8,483 votes, 13.2 percent.
— Lori A. Carter