Wellington gets new mayor, Helper retains Chavez among local voting results
Wellington City has a new mayor as Joan Powell defeated incumbent Ben Blackburn 174-142 on Tuesday.
In Helper, Ed Chavez retained his mayoral seat by a wide margin, defeating Matt Montoya 205-69. Concerning the tax initiatives on Tuesday's ballot, Helper residents voted to accept the Recreation, Arts and Parks tax aimed at civic improvements 174-118.
Price incumbent Kathy Hanna-Smith won another four year term along with Miles Nelson, who will replace the outgoing Grady McEvoy.
Price's Zoo, Art and Parks or ZAP tax was approved by a landslide 518-139.
A complete listing of all municipal election results is available at http://www.carbon.utah.gov.
Note that all results are preliminary pending any possible canvass or absentee ballots.