From the April 6th, Consolidated Whiteside County Election, Rod Kleckler has been delcared city’s new mayor. in close results, incumbent Mayor Wescott was behind challenger Kleckler by only 2 votes, 405 to 403.
Wescott, who was seeking his third term as mayor, may request a recount from Whiteside County Clerk, Dana Nelson’s office. The current Mayor has 3 days to decide. If no contest is delivered, Kleckler would take over as mayor at the city’s Tuesday, May 4th council meeting.
Go to https://il-whiteside.pollresults.net/ for the final results of all April 6 Consolidated Election races in Whiteside County.