Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Primary Election Results Are In: New Faces Fill City Council Seats in Athens

"I'm running because I think we need a change in the city," Says new Democratic Mayor Paul Wiehl Paul Wiehl.

And the citizens of Athens seem to agree, considering two incumbents have been voted out of the primary elections. This upset puts Paul Wiehl on the ballot over current Mayor Ric Abel. And Current council at large Democrat Carol Patterson was not one of the three names to be put on the ballot.

Reporters Tashira Tierney-Houze and Lindsay Allison spoke with the candidates of the primary election and have reactions. Results can be found at the Athens Board of Elections.

With the Athens County Elections all tallied, what do you think about this year's primary election? Post your comments here!