Consolidated primary narrows down city council field


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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Twelve candidates ran for the chance to take a Decatur City Council seat, and now six will move on to the consolidated general election in April.

David Horn had 16.53% of the vote with 1,499 ballots, the most out of any candidate Tuesday night. Also continuing on are Chuck Kuhle (14.99%, 1,359), Marty Watkins (14.53%, 1,318), Ed Culp (16.35%, 1,483), William Wetzler (9.64%, 874) and Jacob Jenkins (8.5%, 771).

The top three candidates in the general election on April 6 will be named to the Decatur City Council.

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