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Gerald Rocha wins 1st District council seat

Delaware News Desk
Gerald L. Rocha Sr. will be Dover's newest council member.

Gerald L. Rocha Sr. won a tight race with 364 votes in the special election for 1st District council member Aug. 18.

Opponent William T. Garfinkel trailed close behind with 303 votes.

Rocha will fill the vacant seat after Councilman Tanner Polce resigned effective July 1. The term ends in May 2021.