By Kaylee Lindenmuth | email@example.com
SHENANDOAH - In a tight race separated by about 20 votes from first to fourth, Shenandoah Borough Council will have two new members, but they're not necessarily new faces to council chambers.
Tuesday night, the election results came in for all six precincts in Shenandoah, showing incumbent John Thomas as the highest vote-getter in the election for three available seats on council, receiving 383 votes. Next was challengers Eileen Burke and William Selbi with 375 and 370 votes respectively. Fourth was incumbent Robert D. Mychak with 358 votes, and 102 write-in votes were tallied. Incumbent Rosanne Mychak ran a write-in campaign after losing the primary in the spring.
Thomas was appointed to council in 2017 to fill the remainder of the late Donald Segal's term. After a failed re-election bid to that seat, he resigned and was re-appointed to fill the remainder of Marlana Buhl's term when she resigned.
Burke and Selbi are no strangers to Shenandoah council meetings, with Burke regularly approaching the board during its public comment portion to seek solutions to various neighborhood concerns. Selbi frequently attends the meetings as well.
The three will be sworn-in for their terms in January.
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