Wednesday , Jun , 04 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Kevin Johnson Leads Vote for Sacramento Mayor

ormer Suns’ point guard Kevin Johnson survived his first political test on Tuesday when he forced a runoff election against the two-term incumbent mayor in Sacramento, according to The Arizona Republic.

Neither of the candidates received enough votes to win outright on Tuesday, with Johnson having led incumbent Heather Fargo 47 to 40 percent.

A candidate needs 50 percent in order to secure a victory. [Arizona Republic]