WIUM Local
10:24 pm
Tue October 11, 2005

Field Narrows in Burlington

Burlington, IA – The field has been narrowed in the race for several open seats on the Burlington City Council. 9 candidates entered the race for the 3 open seats, forcing Tuesday's primary election. The six with the most votes advance to the November 8th general election. Voter turnout was about 13 percent.

Moving On:
Mike Edwards (Inc) - 21.0%
Tim Scott - 19.7%
Chuck Griffin - 12.2%
Garry Thomas - 10.4%
Chris King (Inc) - 9.7%
Richard Eckhardt - 8.8%

Eliminated:
Mark Collins - 7.0%
Mary Baker (Inc) - 6.2%
Paul Niemann - 3.7%