Voters elect four new council members

November 09, 2011

City Council will have four new members in 2012. In Ward 6, Bob Hoch defeated Dave Goodspeed. In Ward 7, Donnie Kammer defeated John Jones. Marilyn Keith will represent Ward 8. The wife of Council Clerk and former Ward 8 representative Bob Keith defeated David Sutter in her race. Gary Monneypenny made a successful comeback bid for a seat he gave up to work for the Sheriff's Department. He defeated Laura Asbury. Incumbents Jim Hurley (W1), Bruce Kilby (W2) and Mike Freeman (W10) won their races. Councilmen Russ Neil (W4) and Ken Jones (W5), and Council President Marco Sommerville (W3) faced no opposition. The three At-large Council seats were not up for re-election this year. All 13 members of Council are Democrats.