WEST PALM BEACH, FLA (March 12, 2019) –
City of West Palm Beach voters elected Commissioner Keith James as their next Mayor in a municipal election held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Mayor-elect James will succeed outgoing Mayor Jeri Muoio. James won the mayoral race with 50.3% of the vote, according to unofficial results. He will be sworn-in during a ceremony planned for Thursday, April 4, 2019.
A runoff election is planned for West Palm Beach Commissioner District 3 candidates Christy Fox and Richard Ryles. The runoff election is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The referendum question on the ballot was rejected by West Palm Beach voters. The ballot question was, “The City Commission appoints only City residents as audit committee at-large members. Shall the Charter of the City of West Palm Beach, Florida, be amended to allow appointment of at-large members who are either City residents or employees or owners of businesses located in the City of West Palm Beach?”
For additional information about the runoff election for District 3, please contact the office of the City Clerk at (561) 822-1210 or visit: https://wpb.org/Departments/City-Clerk/Office-of-the-City-Clerk