Election Results for Fayette County Races
It was a very low turnout, on the average, in Tuesday's municipal elections in Northeast Iowa
In Fayette County:
In Oelwein, only 8.25% of the voters came to the polls, a total of 288 people out of 3,489 registered voters.
The lack of races was probably one the reasons for a low turnout.
For Oelwein Mayor, Peggy Sherrets was re-elected with 248 votes.
Matthew Derifield, D. Warren Fisk, and Renee Cantrell won Oelwein council seats.
There were some council races around the county; but as far as Mayoral races, Donald Kelly defeated Jeremy Eickhoff in Hawkeye.
St. Lucas incumbent mayor James Rausch beat write-in Eric Dietzenbach.
And in Westgate, mayor Gene Rubendall defeated a challenge from Don Bushaw.
A Hotel/Motel Public Measure in West Union was approved, 184 "yes" votes, to 34 "no" votes.