Runoff city election results for Wards 3 and 4 are in
RAPID CITY, S.D. — The results for runoff elections for Wards 3 and 4 in Rapid City have been announced.
In Ward 3, Gregory Strommen won the majority vote, beating Jefferey Bailie as Alderman for Ward 3.
Strommen won 56.26 percent of the vote with 607 votes and Bailie recieved 43.74 percent, with 472 votes.
In Ward 4, Lance Lehmann won the majority vote, beating incumbent Amanda Scott as Alderman for Ward 4. Lehmann had 67.16 percent with 548 votes, while Scott had 32.84 percent with 268 votes.
The city held the runoff elections because more than two candidates ran for each of the wards on June 6, but none received more than 50 percent of the vote.
Strommen is an attorney and partner at Banks, Kappelman & Strommen, while Bailie is a full-time professor with the School of Education at Purdue University’s online campus.
Lehmann says he’s a working class citizen from North Rapid City, while Scott has been a city council member since 2012.