Election night offers some surprises

Tuesday's election led to many incumbents being re-elected, but there were still a few surprises.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg was re-elected with 80-percent of the votes against challenger Kelly Jones.

In the race for South Bend Common Council District 2, Democrat Regina Williams-Preston beat incumbent Henry Davis Junior, who was running as an Independent, with 62-percent of the votes.

Democrats John Roggeman, Matthew Mammolenti and Joe Canarecci were all elected to the Mishawaka council at-large seats.

In LaPorte County, Blair Milo won the LaPorte mayoral race with 80 percent of the votes. Ron Meer was elected mayor for Michigan City with 52-percent of the votes.

Jeremy Stutsman was elected Goshen Mayor over Republican Mary Cripe.

Timothy Neese was elected Elkhart Mayor over incumbent Dick Moore.

Marcus Muhammad was elected Benton Harbor Mayor over incumbent James Hightower with 60-percent of the vote.


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