Pereira unseats Sickles

Rui Pereira will take over as Wickenburg mayor on June 17.

In the May 21 Recall Election, Pereira unseated Everett Sickles in the midst of a four-year term which began in December 2016. According to Maricopa County Recorder’s Office, 59 percent of voters cast ballots. Of those, 53 percent were for Pereira and 47 percent for Sickles.

After County and Town Council canvassing in the next two weeks, Pereira will be sworn in at the Council meeting on June 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

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