A campaign volunteer shows their support for Councilman Hector Bojorquez on Tuesday morning. Bojorquez was the leading vote-getter in the city council primary.

Unofficial results showed incumbent candidates Hector Bojorquez, Jose “Joe” Diaz and Esther Melendez-Lopez leading the seven-candidate field in the primary election for three seats on the Nogales City Council.

According to tallies released by the County Elections Office on Friday, when only 43 provisional ballots remained to be confirmed/counted, Bojorquez had 1,060 votes, Diaz had 918 and Melendez-Lopez had 866.

Council candidates

Nogales City Council candidates, top row from left: Jose "Joe" Agosttini, Hector Bojorquez and Jose "Joe" Diaz. Bottom row, from left: John Doyle, Vicente Gonzalez, Esther Melendez-Lopez and Miguel "Mike" Melendez.

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