Runoff Election in Waverly

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Waverly, IA – The Waverly race for mayor has taken a turn. Local elections were held on Tuesday last week, but polls will be re-opening on Dec. 5 for residents to make another decision.

Incumbent Mayor, Charles Infelt, was running for mayor, and after the elections last week, he received 1,010 votes. That number was just shy of the 50% needed to be declared the automatic winner.

Dean Soash, a Waverly electrician, received 994 votes as a write-in, and has since filed an affidavit of candidacy. His name will now be on the ballot in Waverly come Dec. 5.

There were 23 other write-in candidates as well.

Waverly City Hall, the Waverly Fire Station, Redeemer Lutheran Church and Bartels Lutheran Home will all have polls available on Dec. 5. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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