A seat on the Phoenix City Council held for nearly five decades by an African American was lost today.
Pastor Warren Stewart speaks to his supporters during an Election Night gathering.
Kate Widland Gallego handily beat her opponent, Pastor Warren Stewart, with nearly 63 percent of the vote to represent District 8, a predominately Latino district.
In a concession speech, Stewart congratulated Widland Gallego on her victory and said he prays that she "will connect with all of the residents of District 8, especially those who have expressed ... during this campaign that they are tired of being ignored and feel like "second-class Phoenicians."More »