Unofficial results from April 2’s voting are in, though it was mostly a sleepy election for Lake Saint Louis and Wentzville.
In Lake Saint Louis, Gary M. Turner received 201 votes for his Ward 1 Alderman seat, and Michael Potter got 241 votes. Both were running unopposed.
In Wentzville, the contested municipal judge race saw Mike E. Carter win with 947 votes, coming in ahead of Laura E. Sprehe (722 votes).
Wentzville’s Ward 1 Alderman race say Bryan Harr get 496 votes in his uncontested race, and Brittany Gillet get 482 for her Ward 2 uncontested race.
Ward 3’s election was contested, but Matt Swanson won the seat in a landslide, with 506 votes. The two competitors, Josh Jenkins and Leonyer M. Richardson, received 64 and 57 votes, respectively.
The school board races were among the most contested. Wentzville R-4 schools had two positions open for its Board of Directors. Dale Schaper and Sandra Garber were at the top, with 1972 votes and 1485 votes respectively. The runner-up was Steven Lann with 1337 votes, and next closest was Charles McKee with 782 votes.
In Francis Howell, Michelle Walker got 4253 votes and Mike Hoehn received 3853 votes for that district’s two open seats. Sandra L. Ferguson received 3059 votes as the runner-up.
In the Fort Zumwalt R-II School District, also with two open seats, Mike Swaringim won the most votes by a large margin with 3458. Next up was Thomas Emmons with 2392, also putting him in the winner’s circle. The runners-up were Garvis M. Pollard Jr. with 1801, Gary Wester with 1270 and Arnie “AC” Dienoff with 741 votes.