Lee, Pestorious advance

Published 7:00 pm Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Joyce Hansen hands a ballot to Douglas Rye while Barb Andersen explains proper procedures in voting Tuesday at the Ward 3 polls in United Methodist Church. -- Michelle Haacke/Albert Lea Tribune

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The final results are in. Mike Lee and Tony Pestorious advance. Curtis Smith, Doug Conn, Hugh O’Byrne, Marilyn Roche and Chad Hayson are eliminated from the race.

The overall results, with all three precincts reporting and with absentee ballots, are:

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Mike Lee: 230

Tony Pestorious: 112

Curtis Smith: 65

Doug Conn: 60

Hugh O’Byrne: 53

Marilyn Roche: 31

Chad Hayson: 27

The results of Pickerel Lake Township are in:

Tony Pestorious: 43

Mike Lee: 27

Hugh O’Byrne: 17

Doug Conn: 13

Curtis Smith: 10

Marilyn Roche: 4

Chad Hayson: 3

The results of Albert Lea Ward 3 are in:

Mike Lee: 100

Tony Pestorious: 47

Curtis Smith: 47

Doug Conn: 38

Hugh O’Byrne: 28

Marilyn Roche: 23

Chad Hayson: 14

The results of Albert Lea Ward 6 are in:

Mike Lee: 103

Tony Pestorious: 22

Chad Hayson: 10

Doug Conn: 9

Curtis Smith: 8

Hugh O’Byrne: 8

Marilyn Roche: 4

Polls closed at 8 p.m.

Turnout for this election was about 15 percent.

About Tim Engstrom

Tim Engstrom is the editor of the Albert Lea Tribune. He resides in Albert Lea with his wife, two sons and dog.

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