Wellston City Council 1st Ward Incumbent Defeated In Republican Primary

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Wellston City Council 1st Ward incumbent Keith Woolum lost to Angela Spangler Tuesday in the Republican primary.

Spangler received 59, or slightly more than two-thirds, of the 87 votes cast. Just over 42 percent of registered Republicans in the ward cast ballots.

Meanwhile, voters in Jackson County, which includes Wellston, rejected a proposed five-year 0.5 mill levy for a senior citizen building. The vote was 533 for and 657 against. Just 5.7 percent of the county’s registered voters voted on the levy.

To see the unofficial results from around our region, click here