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Backus City Council remains unchanged after election

Borst and Birge defend seats

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BACKUS — Ann Birge and Rae Borst retained their Backus City Council seats in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, election.

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Vote totals were 42 for Birge, who has served since being appointed in 2013, and 49 for Borst for four-year terms.

Challengers were Nancy Foley, 31 votes, and Barb Sherlock, 24 votes.

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Mayor Kurt Sawyer was elected to a fifth two-year term. He ran unopposed and received 64 votes.

There were eight write-in votes for mayor and 2 for city council.

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