LIMA — A pair of newcomers will join Lima’s council in 2020 after knocking off incumbents in Tuesday’s general election.
In the 2nd Ward, Tony Wilkerson earned 62.6% of the votes, compared to incumbent Sam McLean’s 37.4% of the vote.
In the 4th Ward, Peggy Ehora captured 64.3% of the votes. The incumbent, Rebecca Kreher, got 35.7% of the vote.
In the 6th Ward, Derry Glenn kept his seat for another term, earning 56.4% of the vote. Challenger Cleven Jones had the remaining 43.6%.
Council President John Nixon was technically unopposed, as his opponent, Josiah Mathews, withdrew from the race after ballots were printed. Nixon officially had 64.2% of the vote, compared to Mathews’ 35.8%.
Read more about this story in Wednesday’s The Lima News.