Red Wing Voters Select New Mayor in Special Election

Updated: 06/11/2013 10:49 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

Image: MGN Online
Image: MGN Online

Voters in Red Wing have chosen Dan Bender to be their new mayor, according to unofficial vote totals from a special election Tuesday.

The city council will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday to canvass the results and officially declare the winner.

According to the unofficial tally, Bender received 945 votes out of a total 2,455 votes cast. John M. Sachen received 640 votes and Samantha Tix received 542 votes. See more results here.

The city says the mayor-elect will be sworn in at the June 24 council meeting.