REGIONAL—Decisions were made today by voters all over N’West Iowa as there were several contested races for the city council, mayoral seats and school board elections held Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Here are the unofficial results of the city races in Chatsworth, Hawarden and Ireton as well as the West Sioux Community School District and Hawarden hospital trustees unofficial election results:
Chatsworth: Amber Gray, mayor, 10 votes (50 percent), 10 write-in votes; (five city council seats) Clifford Puhl, city council, 20 votes (18.69 percent), Tyler Jurrens, city council, 18 votes (16.82 percent), Robert Baker, city council, 17 votes (15.89 percent), Gregory Arens, city council, 16 votes (14.95 percent), Ashley Barr, city council, 14 votes (13.08 percent), Russell Ray Gray, city council, 11 votes (10.28 percent), Virgil A. Lidgett, city council, 11 votes (10.28 percent).
Hawarden: Ricard Porter, mayor, 167 votes (100 percent); John Feldhacker, city council, 156 votes (57.35 percent), Travis Olson, city council, 116 votes (42.65 percent).
Ireton: Chris Mueller, mayor, 90 votes (100 percent); (three city council seats) Craig Peterson, city council, 83 votes (30.86 percent), Kevin Eisma, city council, 81 votes (30.11 percent), Dawn Mueller, city council, 70 votes (26.02 percent), Verla Van Sloten, city council, 35 votes (13.01 percent).
Polls were open 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
All of the city council seats up for election are four-year terms with the exception of Chatsworth, which has two-year terms. Hawarden has four-year terms for mayor while the Ireton and Chatsworth both have two-year mayoral terms
West Sioux CSD Director:
District 3: Larry Gregg, school board, 277 votes (100 percent)
District 4: Corey Utech, school board, 260 votes (100 percent)
Hawarden hospital trustee:
Matt Hummel, Hawarden hospital trustee, 158 votes (53.92)
Israel Curiel, Hawarden hospital trustee, 135 votes (46.08 percent)
Full stories from the 2019 election results can be found in upcoming issues of the Hawarden Independent/Ireton Examiner.