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Dubuque election: Two newcomers join incumbent, long-time Mayor on council

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

History was made Tuesday night in Dubuque.

Mayor Roy Buol was elected to his fourth term, becoming the longest serving mayor in Dubuque's history.  He defeated council member and write-in challenger Jake Rios with 60 percent of the vote.  Rios garnered about 40 percent of the vote.

At his side, Ric Jones retains his seat on the council, defeating Jonathan McCoy with 54 percent of the vote to McCoy's 46 percent.

Joining Buol and Jones are two newcomers.  

Brett Shaw took 52 percent of the vote over John Pregler, who took 48 percent, to earn the Ward 1's council seat.

Kate Larson will be the new Ward 3 council member, getting 58 percent of the vote, compared to Damian Waid's 42 percent.

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