Henry beats out Colombo in Carbondale mayoral race

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Henry beats out Colombo in Carbondale mayoral race

Mayor Mike Henry addresses a question alongside mayoral candidate Nathan Colombo on March 28, 2019, at the Mayoral LGBTQ Open Forum in the Center of Empowerment and Justice.

Mayor Mike Henry addresses a question alongside mayoral candidate Nathan Colombo on March 28, 2019, at the Mayoral LGBTQ Open Forum in the Center of Empowerment and Justice.

(Carson VanBuskirk | @carsonvanbDE)

Mayor Mike Henry addresses a question alongside mayoral candidate Nathan Colombo on March 28, 2019, at the Mayoral LGBTQ Open Forum in the Center of Empowerment and Justice.

(Carson VanBuskirk | @carsonvanbDE)

(Carson VanBuskirk | @carsonvanbDE)

Mayor Mike Henry addresses a question alongside mayoral candidate Nathan Colombo on March 28, 2019, at the Mayoral LGBTQ Open Forum in the Center of Empowerment and Justice.

By Staff Report, News Desk

Mayoral incumbent John “Mike” Henry has beat out newcomer Nathan Colombo in the Carbondale mayoral race by 214 votes, or roughly 10%, according to officials at the Jackson County Courthouse.

1,976 people turned out to the polls for the election, according to provided information. The City of Carbondale has a population of 25,899, according to the United States Census Bureau.

Incumbents Thomas Grant and Adam Loos have been re-elected to Carbondale’s City Council, along with returning member Lee Fronabarger. The candidates beat out newcomer Jerrold Hennrich and incumbent Navreet Kang.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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