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Mayor: Droste wins mayoral contest

William Droste will serve a third term as mayor.

Current mayor William Droste easily won back the mayoral seat receiving 4,451 votes to challenger Kurt Hansen's 3,538 according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.

Droste has served the city as mayor since 2002. This is the second time Droste has beat Hansen for the seat. He beat Hansen for reelection in 2006.

"I'm humbled that voters voted the way they did. It's been an honor to serve Rosemount for the last eight years and I will keep doing good things for Rosemount," said Droste.

Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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