FALL RIVER, Mass. — Jasiel Correia, 27, will remain the mayor of Fall River after being recalled and re-elected by voters Tuesday night, according to unofficial ballot results.
“We’re going to be right at City Hall tomorrow to keep doing the people’s business,” Correia said to supporters following the election.
Voters were given a two-part ballot. They first voted to recall the incumbent Correia by a 61 percent vote. Unofficial results show 7,829 voted in favor of the recall, while 4,911 opposed it.
Voters then chose between five mayoral candidates, including Correia. He appears to have won the election by 241 votes.