Swanson wins election, will continue to represent Ward 3
February 14, 2020
The only thing Chris Swanson lost in Tuesday's special election was the "interim" title for the Ward 3 Cloquet City Council seat.
Swanson garnered 84 votes to 14 for Uriah Wilkinson on Tuesday, out of a possible 1,299 registered voters in Cloquet's Ward 3.
Swanson was pleased to win, but also praised Wilkinson, father of five and a Realtor in the area for the last 15 years.
"I have Uriah's sons in class right now. They are wonderful and lovely human beings," said Swanson, a history and government teacher at Cloquet High School. "I think Uriah has done well with them, and he's a great guy. I...