Forty Percent of the Precincts Are In
From Our Man Downtown: With 234 of 577 precincts completely reporting, Leppert's still leading with 27 percent, or 12,439 votes. Oakley's up to 21.9 percent, which translates to 9,982 votes. Hill's still in third at 13.8 percent, or 6,282 votes. Wells is at 11.62 percent, which puts him at fourth with 5,286 votes.
Griffith's keeping it respectable with 8.57 percent, which gives him a fifth-place total so far of 3,902 votes. And Coats has just passed Jordan, with 3,186 votes to Jordan's 2,711 votes. --Robert Wilonsky