CLINTON — Seth Odor defeated Ed O’Neill on Tuesday to fill the Ward 3 Clinton City Council seat. Odor defeated incumbent O’Neill by a count of 306 votes to 167 votes.
The two At-Large council seats were claimed by current At-Large council member Sean Connell with 1,016 votes and Bill Schemers with 895 votes. Reese Petersen finished third with 383 votes. Julie Allesee retained her Ward 1 council seat after running unopposed, collecting 152 votes. Only 6.5 percent of eligible voters went to the polls in Clinton.
In Camanche, Mayor Trevor Willis has been re-elected to serve a second term defeating challenger Amber Metzger 716 to 307. Metzger has two more years remaining on her term as a city council member.
The city council will see three new council members. Brent Brightman, Tammy Campie and Danny Weller. Each will serve four-year terms. Brightman received 621 votes, Campie received 583 votes and Weller received 548 votes.
The three new council members will replace current council members Marvin Lind, Jay Saxon and William Wruck. Saxon came in fourth place with 484 votes. Wruck received 313 votes and Lind received 273 votes. William Simpson also ran for city council, receiving 112 votes. In Camanche, 28.6 percent of eligible votes went to the polls.