McGarvey, Goba Win Brooklyn Park West District Council Primary
Tony McGarvey and Daniel Goba won the May 9 Brooklyn Park City Council primary election for the vacant West District, according to results posted by the city.
McGarvey topped the field with 295 votes, or 70 percent of the total votes cast.
Goba came in second with 89 votes, or 20 percent of the votes cast.
Yelena Kurdyumova trailed with 41 votes, or 10 percent of the total votes cast.
A total of 425 ballots were cast in the election.
McGarvey and Goba will now face off in the Aug. 8 special election for the council seat.
Previously, Susan Pha held the seat.
Pha was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2022 and was sworn in this January. She succeeded former Sen. Chris Eaton.
The Brooklyn Park City Council has two West District seats. One is currently occupied by Council Member Maria Tran.
The winner of the special election will join Tran representing the West District and return the council to a full seven-member body.