residents elected a new mayor, five new city council members and one incumbent Tuesday with a 58 percent turnout.
by nearly 200 votes. Kedzierski received 765 votes and Cooper 575. Kedzierski has been on the city council leading up to his run for the mayoral seat.
The new council includes Dan Schulte, Kay Felt, Robert Gesell, Alexander Ajlouni, Bruce Bisballe and Robert Barrette Jr. Schulte is the only incumbent re-elected to the council.
As outlined in the Shores City Charter, the top three vote getters and the mayoral vote getter will serve four year terms. The second three highest vote getters will serve two year terms.
This is the first election following the Shores' incorporation as a city, making it historical because the entire council will never be up for re-election at one time again. This election estblishes the rotation schedule for future elections.
Schulte, Felt and Gesell were the three top vote getters, meaning they will each serve four year terms. Ajlouni, Bisballe and Barrette were the next three highest vote getters, meaning they will each serve two year terms.
A breakdown of the votes:Council Candidate Votes Daniel Schulte 756 Kay Felt 737 Robert Gesell 735 Alexander Ajlouni 678 Bruce Bisballe 677 Robert Barrette Jr. 670 Brian Geraghty 669 David Galbenski 601 Elias Ropotos 406
A total of 1,347 residents voted during this election out of 2,346 registered voters. The Shores had 58 percent voter turnout.