Two Rock Island aldermanic races on Tuesday ballot
In a race that likely escaped nearly everyone's notice, candidates for two Rock Island wards will be decided in an election Tuesday with the top two candidates moving on to the April 17th general election.
Rock Island 4th and 6th Ward voters can vote from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at their designated polling place.
In the 4th Ward, the contest for an open seat is between Steve Tollanaer, Bob Lelonek, and Donna Jungwirth.
In the 6th Ward, there is essentially no contest as one of the three original candidates, David Kimbell has officially dropped out of the race, though at such a late date that his name will still appear on the ballot. The remaining two candidates for 6th Ward, Joy Viren Murphy and Tom Benson, will move on to the general election. (unless the guy who's withdrawn beats one of them, then what happens?)