VOTE 2019: Jim Shulman wins Nashville’s vice mayor race


Updated: 10:03 p.m.

With all precincts now reporting, take a look at the final results from tonight’s election below.

Robert Sawyers Sr.: 18.09%
Jim Shulman*: 80.45%
Write-in: 1.46%

Updated 9:15 p.m. Aug. 1

With 143 of 161 precincts reporting, incumbent Jim Shulman wins the race for Nashville’s vice mayor with 80.44% of the vote. Robert Sawyers, Sr. secured 18.10% of votes.

Updated 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1

Incumbent Jim Shulman still holds the lead for Nashville’s vice mayor with one-third of precincts reporting. Shulman has received 43,314 votes, or 82.04%, while Robert Sawyers, Sr. has received 8,824 votes, or 16.71%

According to the Davidson County Election Commission, 53 of 161 precincts are currently reporting.

Posted 7:35 Aug. 1

Incumbent Jim Shulman has taken the lead in the race for Nashville mayor, according to early voting results. Shulman has received 34,957 votes, or 82.73% of votes. Robert Sawyers, Sr. has received 16.25% of the votes, or 6,866 votes.

Write-in votes account for 1.02% of the votes.

The vice mayor, whose chief job is to oversee the Metro Nashville council, will serve until the position is up for re-election in 2023. Davidson County voters elected incumbent candidate Jim Shulman in a special election in September 2018.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

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