In the only
contested race in the Town of Porter’s municipal election on Tuesday,
Democrat David Phillips easily beat Republican Jim Burge for the open 4th
District seat on the Town Council.
Phillips took 326
votes (54 percent) to Burge’s 276 votes (46 percent).
The 4th District
incumbent, Democrat Ross LeBleu, opted not to run for re-election.
Vote totals for the
incumbents in uncontested races: Clerk-Treasurer and Republican Carol
Pomeroy, 455 votes; Town Council Member Erik Wagner, D-1st, 467; Council
Member Greg Stinson, D-2nd, 481; Council Member William “Bill” Lopez, 461;
and Council Member Brian Finley, R-5th, 441.