SHELDON—Here are the unofficial results from the city races in Sheldon, Archer, Ashton and Matlock, as well as the Sheldon School District from the Tuesday, Nov. 5, election.
Ward 1: Incumbent Pete Hamill defeated challenger Kerwin Sterler 252 votes to 201 votes. There were also six write-in votes.
Ward 3: Incumbent Brad Hindt had no challengers in his re-election bid and earned 179 votes. Seventeen write-in votes were cast
At-large: Incumbent Wayne Barahona defeated challenger Fred Grein 677 votes to 236 votes. Five write-in votes were cast.
Council terms are for four years each.
Former city council member Richard Ludeke is the new mayor after earning 19 votes. There were 16 write-in votes. Incumbent mayor Karen Storm is not running for re-election to another two-year term.
Incumbent council members Bill Engeltjes and Steven Meyer were re-elected with 25 and 23 votes, respectively. There were 11 write-in votes. Council terms are for four years each.
Todd Poland successfully filled a spot on the council vacated by Tristan Northup with 31 votes. Three were three write-in votes. The rest of that seat’s term runs through the end of 2021.
Incumbent mayor Patrick DeVries won another two-year term with two votes. There was one write-in vote. Incumbent city council members Michael Klein and Doyle Trei did not run for re-election. Mark Vander Pol was the only candidate going for one of the two council seats, which are each four-year terms, and received three votes. There was one write-in vote.
Incumbent mayor Charles Schwebach won another two-year term with 13 votes and 11 write-ins were cast in the race. Incumbent city council members Danny Griffith and Scott Maggert won re-election with 20 votes and 12 votes, respectively. Eight write-in votes were cast in the race. Council terms are for four years each.
Sheldon School District
For the four-year seats up for election on the Sheldon School District Board of Education:
District 2: Steve Waldstein was unchallenged and received 867 votes. There were six write-in votes. He will replace board member Mark Brown who did not run for re-election.
District 3: Incumbent board member Kecia Hickman ran unopposed for re-election and received 906 votes. Six write-in votes were cast.
At-large: Incumbent board member Jessica Brink, who had no challengers in her re-election bid, received 925 votes. Nine write-in votes were cast.
More detailed election coverage will be in the Wednesday, Nov. 13, issue of The Sheldon Mail-Sun.