Runoffs Go to FM Newbie, Keokuk Veteran

CONTRARY TO THE INITIAL RESULTS, A NEWCOMER HAS WON AN AT-LARGE SEAT ON THE FORT MADISON CITY COUNCIL.

RUSTY ANDREWS WON YESTERDAY’S(TUE) RUN-OFF OVER INCUMBENT NEAL BOEDING…THE ELECTION NECESSITATED BY A PROVISION IN THE PROCESS THAT REQUIRES CANDIDATES TO RECEIVE OVER 50 PERCENT OF THE VOTES CAST TO WIN. IN FORT MADISON’S CASE, BOEDING GOT 786 VOTES NOVEMBER 5TH, WHILE ANDREWS PLACED SECOND WITH 644. A THIRD CANDIDATE…TONY FOUNTAIN…RECEIVED 179 VOTES AND THERE WERE FIVE WRITE-INS. YESTERDAY(TUE), ANDREWS GOT 347 VOTES TO BOEDING’S 275.

 

IN KEOKUK, THERE WAS ALSO A RUN-OFF YESTERDAY(TUE) AND INCUMBENT RON PAYNE WAS RE-ELECTED TO HIS THIRD-WARD SEAT. HE BEAT RICHARD MOORE 106 TO 38.

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