Foster, Gill, and Goodrich secure Coralville council seats

Mayor running unopposed for third term

Coralville City Hall on Thursday, March 24, 2016. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
Coralville City Hall on Thursday, March 24, 2016. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

CORALVILLE — Update: With 8 out of 8 precincts reporting, it looks like the incumbents in Coralville did well, while a newcomer did the best of all.

Mayor John Lundell cruised unopposed to another term as mayor with 1,265 votes. Meghann Foster pulled in the second most votes in her city council bid with 1,083, while incumbents Tom Gill and Laurie Goodrich garnered 782 and 707 votes, respectively.

Results are subject to a final canvass before being official. More results can be viewed at our elections results page.

Previous Coverage

Seven candidates are seeking three open City Council seats in Coralville.

Incumbents Tom Gill and Laurie Goodrich are seeking re-election to the five-member council. Gill is taking part in his ninth council election, while Goodrich is looking for her second term.

Meanwhile, newcomers Elizabeth Dinschel, Meghann Foster, Cindy Riley, Miriam Timmer-Hackert and Imad Youssif also are running.

Mayor John Lundell is running unopposed for a third term and council member Bill Hoeft is not seeking re-election.

The winners will join a council that also includes Jill Dodds and Mitch Gross.

Coralville City Council members serve at-large positions. The annual pay for a council member is $4,600, while the mayor makes $9,211 a year.

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