Challenger Colin Welch has officially defeated incumbent Gordon Ipson for his 5th Ward seat on the Hannibal City Council. The Marion County clerk's office reported that Welch received 116 votes to Ipson's 61 in the city's runoff election Tuesday.
Incumbent Middle Ward council member Ed Cox easily won re-election over Gena Hills, the only person who formally registered as a write-in candidate In the only contested race in Tuesday's election in LaGrange.
While most Missouri cities and political subdivisions picked officeholders April 4 during statewide municipal elections, LaGrange will have an election all to itself next Tuesday, April 18.
The unofficial Pike County, Mo., election results are in for write-in candidates.
Unofficial vote totals for write-in candidates for a few offices in Tuesday's election in Monroe County in Missouri have been announced.
Write-in candidates who won positions in Tuesday's election in Knox County have been unofficially announced.
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A runoff election will be held April 18 in Hannibal to determine whether incumbent 5th Ward Councilman Gordon Ipson will retain his position or if Colin Welch will be selected to fill his seat.
Voters in Pike, Monroe and Knox counties decided several contested races.