Steele and Brown move to November in Grand Island mayoral race
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Grand Island Mayor Roger Steele spent part of Election Night overseeing Tuesday night’s city council meeting.
It’s something he’s been doing for the past four years after taking over the role of mayor from former GISH soccer coach Jeremy Jensen.
He ran unopposed in 2018, but this time around, he has two people hoping to take his spot. They are businesswoman Julie Wright and Central Nebraska Regional Airport operations security manager Doug Brown.
Early results came down a little after 8 p.m. Tuesday with Mayor Roger Steele with the clear lead with over 1,000 votes.
As of 9:45 p.m., Mayor Roger Steele had 52% of the votes in the race. Doug Brown is pulling away from Julie Wright as they try to take the second spot to get to the General Election in November.
The unofficial final results came down around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday with Mayor Steele receiving 3,716 votes. Doug Brown came in second with 1,850 votes while Julie Wright garnered 1,650 votes.
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