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Pukaite upsets Ashmore with successful write-in bid for Mequon District 2 seat

April 1, 2014

Mequon — Former mayor Connie Pukaite has upset former alderman Bob Ashmore with a successful write-in campaign and claimed the District 2 seat on the Mequon Common Council.

Pukaite received 58 percent of the vote while Ashmore received 40 percent.

The vote total remains unofficial until certified by the board of canvassers:

Connie Pukaite 362

Bob Ashmore 252

According to City Clerk Diane Kowalchuk, the write-in votes were counted four times to ensure accuracy.

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