Minturn re-elects Hawkeye as mayor |

Minturn re-elects Hawkeye as mayor

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Kristin Anderson/Vail DailyMinturn resident of three years Jane Brummett casts her ballot as her 6-month-old Fenton looks on Tuesday at the Minturn Town Hall. Fenton is wearing a shirt that says "Fen For Mayor." Minturn residents voted for mayor and three town council seats.

MINTURN, Colorado –Voters re-elected Minturn Mayor Gordon “Hawkeye” Flaherty and filled three other seats on the Town Council.

Former mayor Earle Bidez returned to council with the highest numbers of votes, followed by incumbents Aggie Martinez and Shelley Bellm. John Rosenfeld and Frank Lorenti finished out of the running.

Flaherty defeated Councilman Jerry “JB” Bumgarner, by 135 votes to 111.

The vote totals for the three open council seats:

• Earle Bidez – 157

• Aggie G. Martinez – 149

ª Shelley Bellm – 146

• John Rosenfeld – 145

• Frank Lorenti – 76

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