In unofficial results, Grantsville residents cast
121 votes for candidates for mayor and 121 votes for candidates for
recorder in Tuesday’s Municipal Elec-tion.
Incumbent mayor Curt Garretson received 71 votes to
outdistance Graham Knight, with 37, and Jerry Fox, with 13.
Former recorder Helen Johnson returned to the
office after defeating incumbent Robert Petrovsky, 80-41.
With five candidates on the ballot for council, all
five were elected. Erin Barnhart led all candidates with 86 votes,
followed by Judy Powell (79), Kristin Garretson (76), Dorothy McCauley
(75) and Geneva Nicholson (68).
A canvas of the election will be held on Wednesday,
June 19, at
in the town office.
The successful candidates will take office on
Monday, July 1.
In previous elections:
2011: Candidates for mayor received 135 votes. Curt
Garret-son edged out Robert Petrovsky, 46-44 to win, while Gary Knight
had 35 and Helen Jordan received 10.
Barbara Duskey was elected recorder with 71 votes.
She would later resign, and Robert Petrovsky would be selected in a
Erin Barnhart led the council with 79 votes.
Knight (59 votes) and Helen Johnson (64 votes) ran unopposed for their
respective offices of mayor and recorder.
2007: Gary Knight defeated incumbent mayor Wilbert
Kerby, 85-43. Helen Johnson led all candidates with 98 write-in votes
2005: Neil Blankenship edged Michelle Yatauro,
44-36, for mayor. Roger Propst de-feated Phyllis Maze, 48-42, for
2003: Neil Blankenship defeated Gary Knight, 88-57,
for mayor, while Jane Wease received 99 votes running unopposed for
recorder. Mike L. Wilson (123) and Keith Smith (116) led the candidates
for council seats.