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November 6, 2013

New faces on Camanche council


Council candidate Lewis Creed also did not see his goal of joining the Camanche council fulfilled on Tuesday as he received the lowest number of unofficial votes with 70.

Former city councilman Gary Kampe, who earlier this month announced he had dropped out of the council race due to health concerns, received 172 unofficial votes at the polls Tuesday.

With the elections behind them, the three new councilmen are ready to take on their roles at the city council and are ready to face the adversity of being the leaders of a city.

“I think we’re going to see some challenges,” McManus said. “It may open some eyes. It’s going to show me and the (other new councilmen) some of the difficulties the council has already faced, the difficulties with city politics and what it takes to keep this city happy.”

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