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Seadrift City Hall

Two incumbents and a newcomer were elected to the Seadrift City Council during Saturday’s election.

Incumbents Kenneth Reese, 74, and Geoffrey Hunt, 37, retained their seats. Incumbent, June Cantrell, 79, lost her reelection bid.

Newcomer Tracey Johnson, 45, won a position on the council with the third-highest amount of votes. Reese and Hunt got the first and second highest amount of votes, with 103 and 92, respectively.

Newcomer Kristine Metcalfe, 52, and Cantrell were defeated. Cantrell oversaw parks and recreation and civil functions as a department head.

Reese is retired, Hunt works as a harbor captain and Johnson is a sales manager.

Reese and Hunt oversee public utilities and the municipal harbor as department heads, respectively.

Results will be made official after they are canvassed by the city council.

Races for the Calhoun Port Authority and Calhoun school board were decided Saturday.

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Chase covers breaking news, crime and courts for the Advocate. He graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor's in mass communication and journalism. He can be reached at 361-574-1286, or at @chasedrogers on Twitter.

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Chase writes about crime and courts for the Victoria Advocate. He grew up in the Dallas–Fort Worth area before attending Texas State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mass communication and journalism.

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