Teddy Wilson (?) elected Mayor of SLC?!

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Teddy Wilson (?) elected Mayor of SLC?! - Others Re-Elected Minneapolis, Salt Lake See...
Others Re-Elected Minneapolis, Salt Lake See Upset Mayors 7 Races By United Press International Except in Minneapolis, where former Mayor Charles Stenvig won a comeback upset victory, and Salt Lake City, the nation's big city voters have returned their mayors to office. Incumbent mayors were reelected Tuesday in Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Baltimore, Hartford, Miami Beach, and Gary, Ind. In San Francisco, Democratic State Sen. George Moscone led a field of 10 but lacked a majority so was forced into a runoff Dec. 11 with Supervisor John Barbagelata for the right to succeed Mayor Joseph Alioto. Houston Mayor Fred Hofheinz, a Democrat, easily outdistanced two opponents, but fell short of a majority, forcing a runoff. Stenvig, who was mayor precincts showed Stenvig got 45,000 votes to 44,500 for Hofstede. Polls had made Hofstede, 35, the Democratic Farmer Labor candidate, the overwhelming favorite over the 47-year-old Stenvig, who ran as an independent. Stenvig, an assistant chief of police, had run on a strict law-and-order platform. In other mayoral contests : Boston — Mayor Kevin White, a Democrat, won a closer than expected race against Republican State Sen. Joseph F. Timilty. Philadelphia — Democratic Mayor Frank Rizzo easily won election to a second term and is now being talked about as Pennsylvania gubernatorial material in 1978. Cleveland — Although the city is heavily Democratic, Republican Mayor Ralph Perk won by a large margin black woman opponent by a 5-1 margin. Miami Beach, Fla. — Harold Rosen, Democrat, won reelection, defeating two female opponents by a 3-1 margin. Hartford, Conn. — Democratic Mayor George Athanson won a third term defeating a black Republican, Shirley Scott. Indianapolis — Republicans retained control of City Hall, electing former Rep. William Hudnut III., to succeed retiring Mayor Richard Lugar who is expected to run against Sen. Vance Hartke, D-Ind., next year. Salt Lake City — Social Services Director Ted Wilson, 36, a Democrat, was elected mayor over incumbent • Conrad Harrison, 64, a 15-year veteran of the City Commission.

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  1. The Daily Herald,
  2. 05 Nov 1975, Wed,
  3. Page 19

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  • Teddy Wilson (?) elected Mayor of SLC?!

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