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Election 2017 - Nov 7 City Elections - Iowa

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Four people are running to be the next mayor of Keokuk: Carl Morgan, Tom Richardson, Patricia Whiteside and Dan Winn. Whiteside said she entered the race to help Keokuk move forward while also protecting its past.

Four people running to be the next mayor of Keokuk: Carl Morgan, Tom Richardson, Patricia Whiteside, and Dan Winn. Morgan said he entered the race to provide new ideas and new perspectives to city government in Keokuk.

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Four people running to be the next mayor of Keokuk: Carl Morgan, Tom Richardson, Patricia Whiteside, and Dan Winn.  Richardson said he entered the race because he loves the city and is ready to work for its residents.

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Four people running to be the next mayor of Keokuk: Carl Morgan, Tom Richardson, Patricia Whiteside, and Dan Winn.  Winn said he is doing so because he wants to be the voice for all of the city's residents.

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Two people are running for the Ward 1 seat on the Keokuk City Council: Incumbent Mike O'Connor and Dianne Stanley. O'Connor said public service has always been a part of his life and he wants to continue to serve the city.

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There are two people running for the Ward 1 seat on the Keokuk City Council: Incumbent Mike O'Connor and Dianne Stanley. Stanley said Keokuk was a welcoming town when she lived there growing up and since she returned about ten years ago, so she said serving on the city council is a way to give back to the city.

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Three people are running for the 5th ward seat on the Keokuk City Council: Michael Greenwald, Barb Haas, and Steve Rairden. Greenwald said he is running to give back to the community that he and his family have called home for the past seven years.

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Three people are running for the Ward 5 seat on the Keokuk City Council: Michael Greenwald, Barb Haas, and Steve Rairden. Haas said she entered the race because she's always been interested in politics and because she has the time to devote to her city.

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Two people are running for an open at-large seat on the Keokuk City Council: Devon Dade and Joe Shuman. Dade said he entered the race because he wants to give back to the city and to help Keokuk move forward.

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Two people are running for Mayor of Fort Madison: incumbent Brad Randolph and challenger Chris Sorrentino. Randolph said he wants to remain in office so he can continue to be part of the effort that he believes is moving Fort Madison forward.

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Two people are running for Mayor of Fort Madison: Incumbent Brad Randolph and challenger Chris Sorrentino. Sorrentino said he entered the race because he's not happy about the direction of the city.

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Two people are running for the Ward 2 seat on the Fort Madison City Council: Incumbent Brian Wright and challenger Bob Morawitz. Morawitz believes his willingness to listen to residents and his common sense approach make him the best person for the job.

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Two people are running for the Ward 2 seat on the Fort Madison City Council: Incumbent Brian Wright and challenger Bob Morawitz. Wright believes his experience and his leadership are still needed on the city council.

The October 10 primary narrowed the field of candidates seeking three open seats on the Burlington City Council from 15 to 6. Tri States Public Radio spoke prior to the primary with the top six finishers including Jon Billups, who finished first.

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The October 10 primary narrowed the field of candidates seeking three open seats on the Burlington City Council from 15 to six. Tri States Public Radio spoke prior to the primary with the top six finishers including Scott Diehl, who finished sixth.

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The October 10 primary narrowed the field of candidates seeking three open seats on the Burlington City Council from 15 to 6. Tri States Public Radio spoke prior to the primary with the top six finishers, including Bill Ell, who finished second.

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The October 10 primary narrowed the field of candidates seeking three open seats on the Burlington City Council from 15 to 6. Michael Elmer did not make the final six, but he is running as a write-in candidate. Tri States Public Radio spoke with Elmer prior to the primary.

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The October 10 primary narrowed the field of candidates seeking three open seats on the Burlington City Council from 15 to 6. Tri States Public Radio spoke prior to the primary with the top six finishers including Bob Fleming, who finished third.

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The October 10 primary narrowed the field of candidates seeking three open seats on the Burlington City Council from 15 to 6. Tri States Public Radio spoke prior to the primary with the top six finishers including Lynda Murray, who finished fifth.

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The October 10 primary narrowed the field of candidates seeking three open seats on the Burlington City Council from 15 to 6. Tri States Public Radio spoke prior to the primary with the top six finishers, including Matthew Rinker, who finished fourth.