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Republican Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke breezed to a third term, while Democrats took seven of the nine city council seats in Tuesday’s city election. 

Winnecke won more than 80 percent of the vote, easily defeating Independent Steven Ary and Libertarian Bart Gadau.

Democrats did not nominate a candidate for mayor, but they won five of the six city council ward seats and two of the three at-large seats.

Scott Danks To Step Down As Democratic Party Chair

Jul 10, 2019
Danks & Danks

The chair of the Vanderburgh County Democratic Party is stepping down.

In a statement to the media, Scott Danks says he doesn’t have enough time to fully commit to the position.

Local Activists Call For Election Reform

Jan 4, 2019
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

Just under twenty progressive activists rallied on the steps of the federal building in Evansville Thursday afternoon. They were celebrating the Democrats taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives.

“Whose house?" an organizer with a megaphone asked the crowd. "Our house!" the activsts shouted back.