Burbank 2013 Primary Nominating Election Results Now Official

By On March 3, 2013

Burbank City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, has announced that final results are in for Burbank’s Primary Nominating Election held Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

Of the 61,170 eligible voters, 9,869 ballots were cast (8,106 ballots were cast in the 2011 Primary), representing a 16.1 percent return rate. With all ballots verified and counted, the results remain consistent with those announced last Tuesday evening, although these numbers now include ballots that were pending verification by the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder’s Office.

There were six candidates who qualified for the ballot for the three City Council seats (in ballot order): David Nos (3,165 votes), Robert “Bob” Frutos (5,262 votes), Dave Golonski (4,113 votes), Jess A. Talamantes (4,341 votes), David Gordon (4,705 votes); and, Juan J. Guillen Jr. (2,498 votes).

Robert “Bob” Frutos received a majority of the votes cast and therefore is duly elected to office for a full term of four years, ending April 30, 2017. Since no other candidates received a majority of votes cast in the Election, two seats on the City Council will be filled at the General Municipal Election to be held on April 9, 2013, by two of the following four candidates: David Nos, Dave Golonski, Jess A. Talamantes; or, David Gordon.

There were five candidates who qualified for the ballot for the two Board of Education seats (in ballot order): Larry Applebaum (4,473 votes), Steve Ferguson (3,013 votes), Charlene “Char” Tabet (3,026 votes), David Dobson (2,854 votes); and, Armond Aghakhanian (2,749 votes). There being no candidates receiving a majority of votes cast in the Election, two seats on the Board of Education will be filled at the General Municipal Election to be held on April 9, 2013, by two of the following four candidates: Larry Applebaum, Steve Ferguson, Charlene “Char” Tabet, and David Dobson.

There were three candidates who qualified for the ballot for the City Clerk seat (in ballot order): Gloria G. Salas (2,683 votes); Nonna von Sonn (1,680 votes); and, Zizette Mullins (4,437 votes). Zizette Mullins received the majority of the votes cast for the seat and therefore is duly elected to office for a full term of four years, ending April 30, 2017.

There was one candidate who qualified for the ballot for the City Treasurer seat (in ballot order): Debbie Merta Kukta (6,993 votes); and, therefore is duly elected to the office for a full term of four years, ending April 30, 2017.

Detailed results by precinct can be obtained by visiting the City’s Website at www.Burbankca.gov.