Residents vote on three city council seats up for election in Forest Acres

Published: May. 9, 2023 at 10:40 AM EDT
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FOREST ACRES, S.C. (WIS) - Residents in the City of Forest Acres voted on three city council offices on Tuesday, May 9.

The city announced the unofficial results of the election of the mayor and two city council members’ seats.

In the race for mayor, city council member Tom Andrews ran unopposed and was elected with 810 (95%) votes.

Andrews will be the city’s first new mayor in over 20 years after Mayor Frank Brunson announced his retirement in February.

Newcomers, Stephen Oliver and Ryan Newton, were elected to two at-large council seats, defeating John Barnes and Karly Shorter. Both of them will serve four-year terms.

The City holds an election for two of the four council seats every two years and they each serve four-year terms.

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