Collier wins big; McKean, 4 Republicans winners in Berne
Cameron Collier, a Republican, wrested the Decatur City Council at-large seat away from three-term Democrat in balloting on Tuesday. Collier took 63.7 percent of the vote in Decatur's only contested race.
In Berne, Republicans captured the mayor's office and four of five council seats.
Bill McKean won a huge victory, taking nearly 70 percent of the vote as he assumes the office from Democrat John Minch, who chose not to seek a third term.
Republicans elected to council seats were: District 1, Curtis L. Wurster,59 percent of the vote; District 2, Gregg A. Sprunger, 71.8 percent; District 3, Mark D. Wynn, 57 percent; at-large, Philip E. Provost, 53 percent.
The lone Democrat to win was incumbent Ron Dull, gaining 52.5 percent of the vote in District 4.