Newly elected Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh, right, discusses the race for office with the other mayoral candidate and former Iowa lawmaker Brent Siegrist, left, at the Pottawattamie County Courthouse in Council Bluffs on Tuesday.
Newly elected Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh, right, exchanges congratulations with re-elected Council Bluffs City Council member Melissa Head, left, at the Pottawattamie Courthouse in Council Bluffs on Nov. 5, 2013.
Newly elected Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh, center, receives congratulations from supporters at the Pottawattamie Courthouse in Council Bluffs on Nov. 5, 2013.
- Unofficial election results
With all 33 Pottawattamie County precincts reporting unofficial totals, the projected winners are Council Bluffs offices are as follows:
Matt Walsh (3,812): 62.4 percent
Brent Siegrist (2,276): 37.3 percent
Melissa Head (3,825): 35.1 percent
Al Ringgenberg (2,783): 25.5 percent
Chad Hannan (2,336): 21.4 percent
Brandon Juon (1,922): 17.6 percent
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 12:00 am
People said they liked the way city leaders were doing things, Matt Walsh said. They expressed that sentiment loud and clear on Tuesday by electing Walsh, a longtime City Council member, to be Council Bluffs’ next mayor.
Walsh defeated former state lawmaker Brent Siegrist by a final vote count of 3,812 to 2,276. Walsh will replace Tom Hanafan, who was mayor for 25 years before deciding to step down at the end of this term.
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 12:00 am.