Tuesday’s preliminary primary results are in: Park City Council, Coalville City Council candidates advance to Election Day in November

Countywide voter turnout was 29.94%

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Incumbent Park City Councilor Ryan Dickey in Tuesday’s primary easily advanced to the November election, beating the field by a wide margin, as voters whittled two from the ballot. 

Dickey received 1,131 votes, or 21.26%. The other five candidates who advanced were: 

  • Ed Parigian, with 684 votes, or 12.86%
  • Matthew Nagie, with 665 votes, 12.5%
  • Bob Sertner, with 606 votes, or 11.39%
  • Bill Ciraco, with 489 votes, or 9.19%
  • John Greenfield, with 485 votes, or 9.12%

Voters eliminated Jody Whitesides, who earned 270 votes, or 5.08% and David Dobkin, who received 169 votes, or 3.18%. 

The primary election for Coalville City Council also laid out the candidate field heading into November. 

Lynn Wood was the top vote-getter in Coalville with 170 votes, or 21.88%. The other candidates to advance were:

  • Shaun Powis, with 131 votes, or 16.86%
  • Stefanie Bowen, with 96 votes, or 12.36%
  • Brandon Brady, with 92 votes, or 11.84%

Incumbent Tyler Rowser tied with candidate Cindy Padgett with 76 votes, or 9.78%. They will advance. David Anderson was eliminated from the November ballot. He received 16 votes, or 2.06%

The primary election in the South Summit Fire District race narrowed the candidate field in half.

Julie Anna Black earned the most votes with 528, or 20.5%. Thayne Stembridge was close behind, with 501 votes, or 19.45%. Larry Leifson and David Ure will also advance to the November election. Leifson received 306 votes, or 11.88%. Ure earned 268 votes, or 10.4%.

Unofficial results indicate John Moon, Darin Ross, Chet Ellis and Scott Nagle will be eliminated from the Election Day ballot.

Countywide voter turnout was 29.94%.

The results are preliminary and do not include voters who cast ballots in person on Tuesday or ballots left in drop boxes after 2 p.m. the day of the primary. The count did not include ballots that were postmarked by Tuesday, but had not yet arrived at the Summit County clerk’s office. 


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