See who is winning Gilbert, Chandler election races and more: News from the Phoenix area

Gilbert held elections Aug. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert held elections Aug. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Gilbert held elections Aug. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Gilbert

Brigette Peterson establishes early lead in mayoral vote

Former Gilbert Town Council Member Brigette Peterson has broken to a lead in the election to replace Mayor Jenn Daniels.

Flancer's restaurant celebrating 20 years in Gilbert



Flancer’s had its 20th anniversary in April at 610 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, but because of the pandemic, it has been celebrating the occasion during the summer. The restaurant serves, pizza, burgers and sandwiches on homemade bread in a decor featuring rock album covers on the walls.

Union Grill & Tap serves familiar bar food with an Arizona twist

Lee Malin may be from London, but he attests the American dream is alive and well.

Malin knows it first hand, having come to the U.S. as lead singer of a band, Score. After music did not work out, Malin worked up from a dishwasher in California to general manager of Union Grill & Tap in Gilbert.

Bravura Salon opens on Gilbert Road

Bravura Salon opened May 8 at 979 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 101. Stylist Brittany Miller’s specialties include color; men’s and women’s cuts; extensions; and specialty stylings for weddings, proms or other special occasions.

Chandler

See who is leading in the race for three seats on Chandler City Council

Unofficial election results Aug. 4 from the Maricopa County Recorder's office show Christine Ellis, OD Harris and Mark Stewart in the lead for spots on Chandler City Council.

Tom Blodgett and Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.