Leading Ladies: Kate Widland Gallego Holds Significant Lead in District 8, Laura Pastor Has Slight Lead in District 4

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There are still votes to be counted.

But preliminary counts on Election Night show Laura Pastor in District 4 holding a slight lead over her opponent Justin Johnson.

Pastor has received 6,819 votes (52.11 percent), about a 4 percent lead over Johnson's 6,268 votes (47.89 percent).

Phoenix election officials are reporting a significant lead for Kate Widland Gallego over challenger Pastor Warren Stewart.

Widland Gallego has 6,813 votes (63.94 percent) over Stewart's 3,842 votes (36.06 percent).

Phoenix election officials are reporting that as of 8 p.m., 23,742 ballots have been tabulated. And, that election night results include early ballots received through Saturday, Nov. 2, and ballots cast at 11 voting centers on Saturday, Nov. 2, and Monday, Nov. 4.

The votes from the city's voting centers are now being tabulated and city officials will issue one more update this evening.

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