UPDATE: Austin Further Secures Re-Election By a Few Hundred Votes, According to Updated Results

Updated unofficial results released Friday evening from Tuesday’s election in Long Beach showed total votes for Councilman Al Austin moving up a fraction of a percentage point—from the initial 50.1 percent to 50.56 percent, according to the city clerk’s report. Such results guarantee he will not engage in a runoff with rival candidate Wesley Turnbow in the June General Election. 

Long Beach Councilwoman Suzie Price endorses Eric Gray as Campaign for General Election Begins

With the close of last Tuesday’s municipal primary has come a sharp focus on the June 7 General Election. In the Second District, this means a runoff between the primary lead Jeannine Pearce and runner up (by a thin margin) Eric Gray. Feeding into the renewed campaign momentum is an endorsement from Councilwoman Suzie Price for Gray, his office announced today.