Vote

Long-time Albia Mayor Richard Clark was re-elected Tuesday with 86 percent of the vote. Clark received 362 votes to Mike Fisher’s 29. There were 31 other write-ins.

Pat Gilbert defeated Justin Lang by four votes (51-47) in the Lovilia mayoral race. Cody Ryan won re-election as mayor of Melrose.

The bond issue for Indian Hills Community College received wide support in both the City of Albia and in rural Monroe County areas. The public measure was approved 531-241 (69 percent) in Albia and Monroe County.

All of the incumbents for Albia school board running unopposed were returned to office. In Albia District 3 there was no one on the ballot, but Jeff Liston, the current board member from the Lovilia area, received 16 of 47 write-ins.

Complete election results in next Tuesday’s Monroe County News.