Sherri Lightner retained her San Diego City Council seat in the northwestern part of San Diego by defeating businessman and philanthropist Ray Ellis. Lightner captured 54.18 percent of the vote or 21,814 votes over Ellis' 18,449
The election was for the only City Council seat that went to a November runoff.
Patch caught up with Sherri Lightner Tuesday night at Golden Hall. Watch the video above.
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