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Wakefield voters elect council, pass ballot measures

WAKEFIELD - There will be some new faces on the Wakefield City Council following Tuesday's election.

A total of six candidates ran for the five council seats, with incumbent councilman Dale White receiving the most votes with 270. Scott Heikkila - who city clerk Susan Ahonen told the Daily Globe had chosen not to seek election - took second with 236 votes.

Incumbents James S. Anderson, Amy Tarro and Kay Witta round out the council with 211 votes, 199 votes and 182 votes, respectively.

Current mayor John Granato appears to be the odd man out, coming in last with 168 votes.

Along with choosing t...