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Baker voters elect mayor, three council seats

11 months 2 weeks 4 days ago April 09, 2016 Apr 9, 2016 Saturday, April 09 2016 April 09, 2016 9:23 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

BAKER – Voters in Baker went to the polls Saturday to elect a new mayor and three new district council seats.

With all 19 precincts reporting, voters chose Darnell "DA1" Waites to serve as the next Mayor of Baker. Waites received 61 percent (1582 votes) of the vote and defeated his opponent Leroy Davis.

In District Two, Pete Heine received 60 percent of the vote and defeated Cleveland Thomas. 

The District Three race was a closer contest with only 12 votes separating the candidates. In the end, Glenda Bryant nudged out her opponent Troy Watson 52 percent (160 votes) to 48 percent (148 votes).

District Four voters elected Doris Alexander to the city council. Alexander received 54 percent (245 votes) over her opponent Robert Young.

For complete election results, visit the WBRZ News 2 Election Results page.

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