Cedar Rapids Has a New Mayor
In a city run-off election that took place in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, a new mayor and new councilperson were elected.
Cedar Rapids attorney Brad Hart defeated Monica Vernon to replace outgoing mayor Ron Corbett. The run-off vote was held due to no candidate getting a majority of the vote among a packed field in November. The end result this time was a 54-46 percent margin of victory for Hart.
The city of Cedar Rapids has spoken and some fresh ideas and new voices are coming to your government.