Mock, Weege, Starkey win positions on Baldwin City Council
Four candidates ran to fill three positions in the Baldwin City Council race Tuesday. Jason Mock received the most votes in all three city precincts with a total of 354, good for 31 percent of the total votes. Coy Weege came in second with nearly 27 percent of the vote, 307 in all. Shane Starky nabbed the last council seat by edging out Kenneth Hayes by just two votes, 241-239.
In the City Council race’s three precincts, voter turnout was 14.6 percent at Baldwin Elementary School, which has the most registered voters with 1,500. Nineteen percent of the 1,240 voters registered at Baldwin City Fire Station turned out, along with 19.7 percent of voters at the Baldwin City American Legion, where 1,368 voters are registered.
Results remain unofficial until certified by Douglas County commissioners, who meet at 9 a.m. Monday to review vote totals and consider 107 provisional ballots.
You can check the results at the Baldwin City Council election page.