In latest Sacramento mayoral results, Flojaune Cofer increases her lead, Steve Hansen concedes

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One of the top four mayoral candidates has conceded following the release of another batch of votes.

Steve Hansen, with 21% of the vote, trailed Richard Pan by about 338 votes on Tuesday afternoon, two weeks after the primary.

“While the results released today were not what we hoped, it is not the end of our work fighting for a better Sacramento,” Hansen wrote on X. “Thank you for believing in me and my vision for what our city could be.”

Flojaune Cofer has slightly increased her lead over the other top candidates. Here are the percentages each candidate had following the latest vote tally:

Paul Mitchell, vice president of bipartisan voting data firm Political Data Inc., said there are still about 7,000 votes left to count and the other person to join the runoff will is yet to be determined.

In the race to represent the central city and East Sacramento, Phil Pluckebaum is still leading with 51% over Councilwoman Katie Valenzuela, who is at 45.7%.

Pluckebaum’s margin over Valenzuela is large enough to secure his victory, Mitchell said.

In the race to succeed former Councilman Sean Loloee, Roger Dickinson is still leading with 45% followed by Stephen Walton with 16.01%.

Those races will also go to November runoffs unless a single candidate secures over 50.01% of the vote when the ballots are all counted by the end of the month.

Councilman Eric Guerra has reached well over that threshold with 67.6%.

The next batch of results will be released Friday.

The new mayor and council members will be sworn in Dec. 10.