Two city council seats were on the ballot as voters took to the polls in Melissa on Saturday. One incumbent retained her seat while another fell to his challenger.
Incumbent Sharon Weideman tallied 187 votes (54 percent), edging Ann Kean-Teed to keep her Place 2 seat. Tead recorded 16 percent of the votes with 158 total.
William Farmer was hoping to keep his Place 4 seat but fell to challenger Jason Kaiser. Kaiser got 65 percent of the vote (242) with Farmer collecting 129 votes (35 percent.)
For full election results and winners’ reactions be sure to read the May 16 edition of The Anna-Melissa Tribune.