Polls for North Providence council elections began December 1st and remained open for 24 hours.
Voting was disrupted when an explosive device detonated in front of the La Loma St. court house at 3:15 PM. Casualties number at 16 with wounded at 52.
The suspect remains at large and police are currently without leads. North Providence residents are encouraged to remain aware at all times and report any suspicious activities.
Police chief, Judah Kilroy, imposed a 10:00 PM – 5:00 AM curfew. It was however lifted at 11:15 PM.
After the hour and 15 minute long curfew, no voters turned up at the polls. At midnight, December 2nd, the results were called in.
Sage and Kang swept their respective districts. With a large margin of votes between them and opponents, the two are clear winners.
Wilde ran uncontested to represent District 2. Though victory was assured, a majority of voters affirmed confidence in her.
The position of councilman at large was a tight race throughout voting day. Rollins defeated Cortez by a small percentage of votes.
PERSEUS HINRABIUS: 30%
WINNER – MICHA SAGE: 70%
WINNER – PHARIN WILDE: 86% in favor, 14% abstained.
WINNER – SAL-IN KANG: 71%
HUSSAIN BIN ABU: 19%
Councilman at Large
RAFAEL CORTEZ: 44%
WINNER – ASHER ROLLINS: 56%