By Elisabeth Smith

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Trustee Bobbie Singh-Allen is declaring victory in the hotly-contested race for Elk Grove mayor.

Mayor-elect Singh-Allen says current mayor Steve Ly called her on Monday to concede. She is leading by about 6,600 votes.

In a statement Monday, Singh-Allen said, “This win is not about me, it is about the well being of Elk Grove.
I look forward to being a champion for our city and bringing our community together. Whether you supported me or not, I invite you to work with me to move our city forward. From now on, everyone has a seat at the table. Elk Grove’s best days are ahead.”

The mayor-elect plans to focus on COVID economic recovery as well as a traffic congestion and transportation plan.

According to her campaign, Singh-Allen is the first directly-elected Sikh woman mayor in the country.

Sacramento County election officials will give another ballot update on Tuesday. There are still 260,000 ballots left to be counted county-wide.

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Comments (2)
  1. The Troof says:

    Is that a man in drag? Not hating, just asking. Can someone clarify for me?

    1. girlie2013 says:

      I believe so…..damn, why did they not tell the voters? If not then damn.

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