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Published: Tuesday, 11/6/2007

Worrell elected mayor in Monroe; voters sink Mason levy


The first area election results released tonight were from Monroe County in Michigan, where Monroe City Councilman Mark Worrell was elected as the city's new mayor, winning the five-person race with 1,762 votes.

Mr. Worrell, who served on city council for 20 years between 1980 and 2003, will replace Mayor C.D. "Al" Cappuccilli, who is not seeking re-election.

Also, voters in the Mason Consolidated School District defeated a renewal of a five-year, 2-mill sinking fund levy with a 906-490 vote.

In Findlay, Republican Peter Sehnert defeated Democrat Thomas Knopf to be the city's next mayor. Mr. Sehnert collected 4,128 votes against Mr. Knopf's 1,760 votes.

Read more in later editions of The Blade and toledoblade.com.

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