Highland Park’s new mayor will be Community League-endorsed Joel Williams, while University Park will welcome Community League-endorsed Dawn Moore to the council.
Williams defeated Sam Tamborello by a more than 10-1 advantage, and Moore defeated fellow first-time candidate Raquel Ibarra 440-117. The University Park City Council election unfolded like this:
Bob Begert (incumbent) 453
Bob Clark (I) 431
Raquel Ibarra 117
Dawn Moore 440
Tommy Stewart (I) 444
In Highland Park, Williams secured nearly 500 votes, while Tamborello received 42, according to city spokesman Lance Koppa.
For more info, pick up next week’s Park Cities People.