Cadiz Mayor Re-elected, New Face On Council

Todd King

Cadiz Mayor Todd King will serve a second term in office after defeating challenger Guy Gosnell with 84-percent of the vote. King received 698 votes to 132 for Gosnell and carried all three precincts that vote in the race.

King was first elected Cadiz mayor in 2014 following the retirement of the late Lyn Bailey.

Meanwhile, all five city council incumbents will return with a downtown businesswoman elected to a first term.

Jeannie Bodine received 468 votes to get the sixth spot on council, beating Wes Schermerhorn 115 votes. Susan Bryant received 643 votes to earn a 12th term on council. Brian Futrell was the top vote-getter with 645 votes to win a third term.

Susie Hendricks won a second term with 638 votes. Bob Noel (569) was elected to a 10th term, while Frankie Phillips got 537 votes and won a 14th term on city council, with 11 of those being consecutive.