Bob Tyler

The results of last week’s Rio Rancho City Council District 3 runoff election are official. 

On April 12, incumbent Bob Tyler defeated challenger Joshua Antonio Jones, 640 votes (56 percent) to 493 votes (44 percent). 

The results were canvassed by the Sandoval County Canvassing Board and certified as official Monday afternoon. 

Out of 12,525 eligible voters in District 3, about 9 percent, or 1,135 people voted. Of that, 733 voted early, while 373 went to the polls on Tuesday, according to the City of Rio Rancho.

A swearing-in ceremony for Tyler will take place at the Rio Rancho Governing Body’s April 28 meeting.