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Challengers win three of four seats in New Boston race

Walker holds seat in close race in DeKalb

City council election results are now in.

In New Boston:

Rob Carr has defeated incumbent Joe Dike for the Place 1 seat.

Carr received a total of 558 votes to Dike’s 276.


In Place 2, challenger Sue Anderson defeated incumbent Bill Eggenburger by a count of 539 to 276.


Incumbent Jackie Laney held his Place 4 seat, defeating Charles Patton by a vote of 425 to 383.In Place 5, Neilan Hensley unseated incumbent Richard Ellis by a vote of 444 to 385.


In DeKalb, incumbent Lowell Walker narrowly defeated challenger Thomas Culpepper. Vote totals were 82 for Walker, 73 for Culpepper and 7 for Connie Cooper.


Watch for expanded elction night coverage in next Wednesday's edition of the Tribune.

Bowie County Citizens Tribune

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