East Moline, Silvis likely to have new mayors

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ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – East Moline Mayor John Thodos has lost his bid for a fourth term in office.

Former East Moline Police Chief Reggie Freeman easily defeated Thodos and alderman Gary Westbrook in the Tuesday, February 28 Democratic Primary for Mayor.

With 100% of the vote counted:

  • Reggie Freeman    60%   1064 votes
  • John Thodos (i)      23%    417 votes
  • Gary Westbrook    16%    295 votes

In Silvis, two aldermen battled for the Democratic nomination to replace retiring Mayor Tom Conrad.

Matthew Carter received two thirds of the vote, defeating Robert Cervantes.

With 100% of the vote counted:

  • Matthew Carter     64%    482 votes
  • Robert Cervantes  36%    271 votes

Carter now faces a challenge from Independent candidate Scott Culley in the April 4th election.

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