SEMINOLE — Incumbents swept the City Council election Tuesday.
Bob Matthews and Roger Edelman were the top two vote-getters with about 35 percent of the vote each. Tom Christy, who was making his eighth run for office, trailed with about 19 percent of the vote. Joseph E. Pacelli, a political newcomer, had about 11 percent.
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Matthews, owner of Seminole Garden Florist & Party Store, has served on the council since 1990. Edelman, president of the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and a retired sales manager, will start his second term.