Westover Mayor Dave Johnson Wins Re-Election Bid Despite Recent Charges
By Marisa Matyola, General Assignment Reporter - bio | email
Westover Mayor Dave Johnson won his bid for re-election Tuesday night, despite being indicted for election fraud. Johnson won his bid for re-election with 249 votes, defeating write-in candidate Louise Michael and her 162 votes.
Johnson was indicted for election fraud in May, if convicted of election fraud, he will legally not be able to hold office. City officials said that if that happens, they will appoint a new mayor. That person will hold office until the next election in 2016.
City Council - 1st Ward Connie Katsakis — 59 Kara Taylor-Starsick — 54
2nd Ward Janice Goodwin — unopposed
City Council - 3rd Ward Leonard Smith — unopposed
Council-at-large Elvis Austin— 199 Rick Panico— 191