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Baldwin City Council, school board election results

April 6, 2011

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View an interactive, precinct-by-precinct breakdown of the results for the Baldwin City Council race and the Baldwin School Board races: At-Large | District 1 | District 2 | District 3

Interactive map of Baldwin City Council election results

View an interactive, precinct-by-precinct breakdown of results for the Baldwin City Council election held April 5, 2011.

Four candidates ran to fill three positions in the Baldwin City Council race Tuesday. Jason Mock received the most votes in all three city precincts with a total of 354, good for 31 percent of the total votes. Coy Weege came in second with nearly 27 percent of the vote, 307 in all. Shane Starky nabbed the last council seat by edging out Kenneth Hayes by just two votes, 241-239.

In the City Council race’s three precincts, voter turnout was 14.6 percent at Baldwin Elementary School, which has the most registered voters with 1,500. Nineteen percent of the 1,240 voters registered at Baldwin City Fire Station turned out, along with 19.7 percent of voters at the Baldwin City American Legion, where 1,368 voters are registered.

Tony Wedel earned the at-large position on the Baldwin City School Board with 423 votes, which was 42.9 percent of the total. Wedel defeated Joshua Mihesuah (352 votes) and Robin Bayer (211).

Nick Harris defeated Shawn Nelson 610-354 to fill the District 1 position on the city’s school board. Sandy Chapman edged out Ed Kite 431-428 to take the District 2 position. John Dunbar finished last in that race with 125 votes. The District 3 position went to Chad Christie, who defeated Slade Dillon 562-430.

Results remain unofficial until certified by Douglas County commissioners, who meet at 9 a.m. Monday to review vote totals and consider 107 provisional ballots.

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