Archive for Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Lecompton voters elect three to council

April 5, 2006


Voters hit the polls Tuesday in Lecompton to decide three City Council seats.

Bruce Liese and Ed Smith, the two candidates listed on the ballot, won seats on the council. Liese received 50 votes and Smith received 31, according to Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew.

A third candidate, Chuck Folks, won a seat as a write-in candidate with 21 votes, Shew said.

In all, 60 Lecompton residents voted in the elections. Shew said that represented a 15 percent turnout.


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