Tremblay re-elected to 2nd ward

By Melanie Yingst -

TROY — Doug Tremblay, incumbent, beat Cynthia Schaefer, Democratic candidate, for the 2nd Ward seat on Troy City Council.

Tremblay received 64 percent of the vote and Schaefer received 36 percent of the vote on Tuesday. According to unofficial election results, Tremblay received 676 votes; Schaefer 383.

Tremblay has served on city council since 2011. It was the only contested race for a city office this election.

Mayor Michael Beamish won the Republican primary versus Patty Rose last March. Eight city council members all Republicans, ran unopposed including president — Martha Baker; council at-large — Robin Oda, Lynne Snee and John Terwilliger ; 1st Ward — Tom Kendall; 3rd Ward — John Schweser; 4th Ward — Bobby Phillips — 5th Ward; Bill Twiss; and 6th Ward — Brock Heath. Other city office seats were also unopposed including John Frigge for city auditor and Grant Kerber for city law director. Current auditor John Stickel and law director Jim Livingston are retiring at the end of the year.

By Melanie Yingst

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