ELKHORN

Two Elkhorn City Council members are running for three open seats in this spring’s election, leaving the third seat to be decided by write-in votes.

Mayor Howie Reynolds is also running unopposed for re-election.

Reynolds said the city is in the midst of many projects, including efforts to bring factories to Elkhorn, and he wants to continue working on them.

Reynolds, who served as mayor from 2010 to 2014 and from 2016 until now, said he wants to keep city spending at a level so taxes stay fairly equal.

Scott McClory was elected to the council in 2004 and is a captain at the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. In an email, he said he chose to run again because District 4 “demands strong representation from a veteran alderman.”

McClory said his top issues are the construction of a new public works building and a new City Hall in the next few years.

Bruce Lechner, who is seeking re-election in District 3, could not be reached for comment.

No one submitted papers for the District 6 seat, City Clerk Cairie L. Virrueta said in an email. Voters will decide the seat by write-ins.

Cathy Bensaid served one term in the seat.

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