With all 235 precincts reporting, Cornett had 31,495 votes, or 65.7 percent, to 15,739, or 32.8 percent for Shadid. Two other candidates, Phil Hughes and Joe B. Sarge Nelson, drew a combined 1.5 percent.
The Oklahoma House passed a bill Tuesday to ban city registries for vacant property. The bill, supported by Realtors, was drafted after Oklahoma City officials created a registry of vacant local properties.
Mayor Mick Cornett took a wide lead over challenger Ed Shadid among absentee and early voters in the Oklahoma City mayoral race.
Cornett had 1,649 absentee votes and 498 early in-person votes, or 69.2 percent. Shadid, the Ward 2 councilman, had 524 absentee votes and 379 early votes, or 29.1...