City Council Races Send Terkhorn and Crane to Fall Election

City Council Races Send Terkhorn and Crane to Fall Election

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The City of Salem Primary Election this evening sent the only two contested races for Republican and Democratic nominations for City Council  into the fall election.

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Wally Terkhorn celebrates with his wife at the Washington County Courthouse after hearing he received the Democratic nod to run in this fall’s election for City Council.

District 4 Incumbent Wally Terkhorn winning the Democrat Nomination over Mark Hobson,  125 to 87 — add in another 3 absentee votes for Hobson and one for Terkhorn and the total is 126-90.

Steven Crane won the Republican nomination for City Council District 3 — defeating John Fultz and Bob Lemmons.

Crane took 61 total votes while Fultz earned 38 and Lemmons received 22.

IN OTHER ELECTION NEWS

  • Dan Libka received 63 votes and the unchallenged Republican nomination for City Council  District One. He will face John Smedley who earned 88 votes in the uncontested Democratic nomination for City Council District One.

 

  • The Republicans didn’t field a candidate for the City Council District 2 spot.  Incumbent Warren “Truck” Jones received 88 votes for the uncontested Democratic nomination to run this fall.

 

  • Jim Snelling received 74 votes in the unchallenged Republican nomination for City Council District 3 position. He will face Leslie Leis, who received 163 votes (3 early votes) and will be the Democratic challenger this fall.

 

  • Justin Green received 324 votes and the unchallenged Republican nomination for City Council – Member at Large. He will face Johnny Sullivan, who received 393 total votes (4 early votes) for the uncontested Democratic nomination to run for City Council – Member at Large.