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Election results: City elections in Iowa City, other cities in Johnson County

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“I voted” buttons lay in a bowl on the voting machine in Coralville, Iowa. (Gazette file photo)
“I voted” buttons lay in a bowl on the voting machine in Coralville, Iowa. (Gazette file photo)

All precincts are reporting in for city elections results in the Iowa City area and throughout Johnson County. Here are the results.

More election results:

Iowa City area school district elections

Cedar Rapids, other Linn County city elections

Linn County school district elections

Election results are unofficial until they are certified by the county in the coming weeks. Turnout was 14.13%, with 13,422 voters casting ballots countywide.

A candidate with (I) next to their name indicates they are an incumbent.

Iowa City

City Council At-Large (Elect 2)

24/24 precincts

Megan Alter: 55%

• Laura Bergus: 71%

• Janice Weiner: 73%

City Council District A

Pauline E. Taylor (I): 98%

City Council Council District C

John Thomas (I): 98%

More on this election: Janice Weiner, Laura Bergus win Iowa City Council seats

Coralville

7/7 precincts

Mayor

John Lundell: 98%

City Council (Elect 2)

• Mitch Gross (I): 86%

• Jill Dodds (I): 81%

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• Sandra Alvira Roman: 32%

Hills

2/2 precincts

Mayor

• Tim Kemp: 91%

City Council

• Guy Sommers: 91%

• Merle Hill: 99%

• Cathy Knebel: 98%

Public Measure LX: Change of revenue purpose, local option sales and service tax (50% required) To authorize a change in the use of the 1% local sales and services tax in the City of Hills, effective from July 1, 2015, until June 30, 2025.

• Yes: 69%

• No: 31%

North Liberty

6/6 precincts

City Council (Elect 3)

• Matthew Eckhardt: 59%

• RaQuishia Harrington (I): 68%

• Chris Hoffman (I): 78%

• Michael Nicholls: 19%

• Brent Smith (I): 74%

City Council (Elect 3)

• Brian Wayson: 98%

Oxford

2/2 precincts

Mayor

Penny Jenn: 64%

City Council (Elect 3)

• David Cook: 79%

• Bryan Cooling (I): 67%

• Patricia Lewis: 87%

• Lorena Weppler (I): 64%

Public Measure MA: Library levy (50% required). Shall the City of Oxford, Iowa, be authorized to levy, an amount of 27 cents per $1,000 valuation for the purpose of increasing the annual operating budget of the Oxford Public Library beginning July 2021 and to expire indefinitely?

• Yes: 68%

• No: 37%

Solon

2/2 precincts

City Council (Elect 2)

• John Farlnger: 47%

• Shawn Mercer (I): 43%

• Daniel O’Neil: 68%

• Kevin Samek: 42%

Public Measure LZ: Hotel/motel tax (50% required) Seeking to impose Hotel/Motel Tax of 7%, effective July 1, 2020, with at least 50% of the revenues to be used for the promotion and encouragement of tourist and convention business in the city.

• Yes: 63%

• No: 37%

Tiffin

2/2 precincts

Mayor

• Steve Berner (I): 58%

• Royce Phillips: 40%

City Council (Elect 2)

Melissa Arey: 46%

Christine Olney: 49%

Lexi Rector: 14%

Peggy Knowling Upton (I): 42%

Rodney Walls: 48%

Public Measure MC: Library levy (50% required) seeking increase of public library levy from 10 cents per $1,000 to 27 cents per $1,000 beginning July 1, 2020, for the purpose of offsetting general fund expenses for the City of Tiffin’s annual operating budget. If approved, this levy increase is not intended to increase the City of Tiffin’s annual tax levy.

• Yes: 56%

• No: 44%

University Heights

2/2 precincts

Mayor

Louise From: 95%

City Council (Elect 5)

Casey Cook: 90%

Liesa Moore (I): 85%

Sara O’Sullivan: 88%

Silvia Quezada (I): 57%

Bobby Scott: 87%

Doug Swailes: 90%

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