Becker is next mayor of Lewes

Four to vie for three council seats
April 3, 2014
Ted Becker, next mayor of Lewes SOURCE FILE

No one came forward to challenge Lewes City Councilman Ted Becker in his bid to become mayor. As a result, Becker will be sworn in as mayor without the need for an election at Lewes’ 7 p.m., Monday, May 19 Mayor and City Council meeting.

“I’m humbled to have been elected without a challenger. It confirms that I’ve been doing something right for the past 10 years,” he said April 3, shortly after the 4:30 p.m. filing deadline.

An election will be held for two open city council seats, for which three candidates have filed. Incumbent Bonnie Osler is seeking re-election, facing two challengers, Mike Mahaffie and Rob Morgan.

The election is Saturday, May 11.

Editor's note: This story has been corrected. Councilman Fred Beaufait is not up for election this year, leaving only two council seats and three candidates.

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