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Election 2017 - Results - SE Iowa City Elections

Nov 8, 2017

The results are in for the 2017 city elections in southeast Iowa. There will be several new faces in city government throughout Des Moines and Lee Counties.

Contested Races - * denotes incumbent

Des Moines County

Burlington
City Council (vote for 3)
Jon Billups – 1213 (20.3%)
Lynda Murray – 1194 (20.0%)
Matthew Rinker – 988 (16.5%)
William Ell – 979 (16.4%)
*Robert Fleming – 831 (13.9%)
Scott Diehl – 361 (6.0%)
Write-Ins – 412

^Billups, as top vote-getter, will join the city council in two weeks to fill a vacancy^

Danville
City Council (vote for 2)
Stefanee Leis – 73 (37.8%)
Mark Fedler – 66 (34.2%)
*Kenton Cole – 52 (26.9%)

Mediapolis
City Council (vote for 3)
Troy Garrison – 80 (29.7%)
*Chuck Massner – 73 (27.1%)
*Clark Kerr – 62 (23.1%)
*Vollie Rifner – 49 (18.22%)

Middletown
Mayor (vote for 1)
Eric Gerst – 55 (59.8%) – Write-In
*Douglas Coyle – 30 (32.6%)
Scattering – 7

City Council (vote for 2)
Syd Mijanto – 46 (26.4%)
Stephanie Gerst – 40 (23.0%) – Write-In
Donald Kirkpatrick Sr. – 32 (18.4%)
Scattering – 56

Lee County

Fort Madison
Mayor (vote for 1)
*Brad Randolph – 695 (67.6%)
Chris Sorrentino – 208 (20.2%)
Write-Ins – 125

2nd Ward (vote for 1)
Bob Morawitz – 177 (59.2%)
*Brian Wright – 120 (40.1%)

Keokuk
Mayor (vote for 1)
Carl Morgan – 56 (3.0%)
Tom Richardson – 1153 (62.1%)
Patricia Whiteside – 66 (3.6%)
Dan Winn – 577 (31.1%)

At Large Alderman (vote for 1)
Devon Dade – 1016 (57.4%)
Joe Shuman – 739 (41.9%)

1st Ward (vote for 1)
*Mike O’Connor – 116 (51.1%)
Dianne Stanley – 109 (48.0%)

5th Ward (vote for 1)
Michael Greenwald – 188 (47.8%)
Barb Haas – 86 (22.5%)
Steve Rairden – 108 (28.2%)
^With no one receiving 50%, Greenwald and Rairden will advance to a runoff election next month^

Montrose
Mayor (vote for 1)
*Ron Dinwiddie – 99 (63.9%)
David Mitchell – 56 (36.1%)

City Council (vote for 2)
*Mark Holland – 110 (27.1%)
*Kent Rubey – 109 (26.8%)
Mike Unthun – 88 (21.7%)
Write-Ins – 99

Saint Paul
Mayor (vote for 1)
Kenneth Guinther – 2 (10%)
*Jan Neuweg – 18 (90%)

^Write-In votes must be counted to determine the following races^

  • West Point City Council
  • Franklin Mayor
  • Franklin City Council
  • Houghton City Council