voting in the city of surprise

I asked the city to help me understand how councilmember winters served 5 years in his first term. Councilman winters comment:
Winters said prior to the election that he is the only qualified candidate because he has served on the council for five years and is familiar with the issues facing Surprise. CALL OF ELECTION
Public Notice of the City of Surprise, Arizona.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Surprise, Arizona will hold the following elections:

General Elections:

General Election -Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Offices to be filled – One council seat with a 4-year term for Districts 1 (Acacia).

General Election 2016 official results, as posted by the Maricopa County Elections Department:

View the Maricopa County Recorder election results site

Surprise 2016 General Obligation Bond

Vote AnswerVote TotalVote Percentage
Bond Approval – Yes23,41149.53%
Bond Approval – No23,85850.47%

(20 of 20) precincts reporting


Councilmember District 1 (Acacia)

CandidateNumber of VotesVote Percentage
James Cunningham2,58644%
Roland F. Winters Jr.3,148

Special Election Results

Special Election 2017 official results, as posted by the Maricopa County Elections Department:

View the Maricopa County Recorder election results site

Question #1 Public Safety

VoteVote TotalVote  Percentage
Bond Approval – Yes12,41453.09%
Bond Approval – No10,96746.91%

Question #2 Traffic Congestion Mitigation

VoteVote TotalVote Percentage
Bond Approval – Yes12,37552.94%
Bond Approval – No11,00147.06%

Question #3 Pavement Preservation

VoteVote TotalVote Percentage
Bond Approval – Yes12,28652.60%
Bond Approval – No11,07247.40%

2018 General Election Results

General Election 2018 Unofficial results, as posted by the Maricopa County Elections Department:

Councilmember District 1 (Acacia)

CandidateNumber of VotesVote Percentage
James Cunningham2,58644%
Roland F. Winters Jr.3,148
54%

CALL OF ELECTION
Public Notice of the City of Surprise, Arizona.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Surprise, Arizona will hold the following elections:

General Elections:

General Election -Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Offices to be filled – One council seat with a 4-year term for Districts 1 (Acacia).