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|Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:58 am Post subject: Dittmar wins additional term on Petoskey council
|PETOSKEY - In a tight race, incumbent http://www.nemiza.com/lp-ladouceur-jersey-c-1_65.html Grant Dittmar won his bid to remain on the Petoskey City Council.
Dittmar, 65, received 187 votes, while his challenger, Carla Crockett, 33, won 162. Dittmar, who received about 54 percent of the votes, has served on the council since 2012. Crockett is an occupational therapist and a first-time public office seeker.
"I want to say a big thank you to the whole election staff and the whole community. I am humble to have your trust and support," Dittmar said.
Crockett reacted to the results on her campaign's Facebook page.
"Despite our hard work, I am sorry to report that we came up short this evening by about 20 votes. Thank you to all of the voters, volunteers, contributors, and supporters. I hope this campaign will inspire others to run for office, let’s continue to work for Petoskey’s future. Congratulations to Mr. Dittmar on his reelection," Crockett wrote.
The Third Ward race was the only contested one for a Petoskey city position this year. Kate Marshall, who represents the city's 1st Ward http://www.dantecubed.com/stephen-paea-jersey-c-2_67.html on city council, and Mayor John Murphy had no challengers for their positions.
Check back in the coming days at petoskeynews.com or the News-Review's print edition for further details on election results.