Tou Xiong, Bryan Smith oust two former mayors — Cardinal and Longrie
As election officials tallied up votes for the two open Maplewood City Council seats, Tou Xiong, 25, and his supports tracked the results at Stargate Nightclub, off Rice Street near Larpenteur Avenue. Across town, Bryan Smith, 40, gathered with friends, family and his campaign team at Jake's City Grille.
Tou Xiong comes in at top
A precursor to the general election this fall, Maplewood's primary election took place on Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Only 8 percent of the city's registered voters cast a ballot. But the results will give voters plenty to mull over as everyone gears up for Nov. 3.
Submitted by mmunzenrider on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:28am
Candidate filing for city and school district elections without a primary has closed Aug. 11 following two weeks of being open for candidates. Some of this November's upcoming off-year elections are sizing up to be more competitive than others.