Wendy Leung, Staff Writer
Created: 12/01/2010 11:05:21 PM PST

The City Council, on a 3-1 vote, has decided to appoint Chuck Buquet, the third highest vote getter in the council member race, to fill the remaining two years of Dennis Michael’s term.

“It just makes good, clean sense to me,” said Councilwoman Diane Williams.

Councilman Bill Alexander was the dissenting vote. Alexander said Marc Steinorth, who came in second in the mayoral race, should be considered.

“He did have a tremendous amount of votes,” Alexander said, referring to the 36 percent of voters who backed Steinorth in a field of four.

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