A count of early votes shows Mayor John Harper with more than a 2-to-1 lead over challenger Cindy Rushing.
In Council Place 2, Donna Davis tallied a bit over half of the early votes cast, leading Jerry Berggren and Robert Kittrell.
It’s a close race for early voters in the four-candidate field in Council Place 6, with each candidate collecting from 20 to 30 percent of the votes, suggesting a runoff may be in the offing.
Todd Gottel is running unopposed in Council Place 4.
We’ll update these numbers as results become available.