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New Bedford Ward 4 Election Results: Baptiste defeats Fortes

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Newcomer Derek Baptiste defeated long-time political candidate Joseph “Jo-Jo” Fortes in New Bedford Ward 4 City Council race. The vote count:

Derek Baptiste: 999 (62%)
Joseph “Jo-Jo” Fortes: 613 (38%)

Voter turn out overall was at 16.4% with 9,785 people casting a vote citywide.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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