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Council: Candy Funderbunk and Phil Bonham

council: Incumbents Thomas Gillespie and Candy Funderbunk received the most votes, electing them to new four-year terms on Lowell City Council, according to NOW Magazine. Incumbents Ken Ervin, Phil Bonham, as well as newcomer Shane Robinson, were favored by between 11 and 12 percent of voters. Mayor Sandy Railey defeated former Mayor Larry Simonds by more than a hundred votes. They will serve two-year terms on the council. Forty-seven votes separated Bonham from council candidate Ashley C. Merritt. /wrapper ( As reported in the news.