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No election surprises for incumbents, who will be joined by council newcomer Wendy Veliz

While much of the state was embroiled in the anxiety of election night, the city of Aurora had as quiet and predictable of an election as possible.

COURTESY PHOTO: CITY OF AURORA - Aurora City Council newcomer Wendy Veliz joined incumbents Brian Asher and Mercedes Rhoden-Feely in winning their respective elections on Nov. 3.With no contested races in the city's open mayoral and city councilor positions, incumbent mayor Brian Asher, along with incumbent councilor Mercedes W. Rhoden-Feely and Wendy Veliz each won their respective races.

Asher was selected to a second full term as mayor after being appointed to the position in April 2017 and earning election to retain the seat in 2018.

Rhoden-Feely won her second term on the city council after first being elected in 2016. She is joined on the council by Veliz, the sole applicant to fill the position held by councilor Tom Heitmanek, who did not apply to retain his seat.

Veliz is a member of the Aurora Planning Commission and a board member on he Farmworker Housing Development Corporation.



Brian Asher — 508 (100%)

City Council position 3

Mercedes W. Rhoden-Feely — 453 (100%)

City Council position 4

Wendy Veliz — 484 (100%)

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