Wausau town election results

Wausau town election results

Incumbent Bobby J. Phillips, left, was re-elected with 74 votes, while Marlene Carter Blount, center, received 78 votes and Kerry J. Collins received 63 votes in Tuesday's Wausau city election.

Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 08:42 PM.

WAUSAU — One incumbent was re-elected and two new Town Council members were elected Tuesday in Wausau’s city election.

Incumbent Bobby J. Phillips was re-elected with 74 votes, while Marlene Carter Blount received 78 votes and Kerry J. Collins received 63 votes.

There were a total of five candidates running for three positions on the council. Also seeking election were Hope Genene Hicks, who received 15 votes, and Shirley Culbreth Rightenburg, who received 29 votes.

A total of 91 ballots were cast in the election for a total of 273  votes, said City Clerk Margaret Riley.

Mayor Roger Hagan and Mayor Pro-Tem Gail Culbreth did not seeking re-election, said Riley.

Phillips and Blount will each serve four-year terms, while Collins will serve a two-year term.

“The way the council voted, the top two vote-getters each get a four-year term, and the third place candidate will get a two-year term, which is the rest of Roger’s term,” Riley said.



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