Tryon wins City Council Ward 1

City Council Ward 1
Ward 1 Candidates
Ward 1 Candidates(Kaylie Crowe)
Published: Nov. 2, 2020 at 6:39 PM CST
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - In the race for North Platte City Council Ward 1, candidates are James L Backenstose and Donna Tryon.

According to the Lincoln County General Election Media Report, Tryon has won this race. Final votes for Tryon: 1186 and Backenstose: 799.


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James l. Backenstose was unable to be on camera for an interview. He sent news 2 the following statement when we asked him why he wanted to run for offic. people should vote for him.

“Well two years ago there was a vacancy in ward one an I was asked at that time by our mayor if I would consider taking that vacancy. After long thought I accepted, and here we are two years later, an now I felt the need to continue down this path. We have some really good positive things coming to our city and I want to insure we go down that path. What the community can look forward to: they will see industry and jobs coming here which will give us growth and diversity,”

James l. Backenstose, City Council Ward 1 Candidate

When asked why people should vote for him Backenstose said, “The best way to maintain or reduce taxes is by growth, so voting for me, we will work on continuing down that path of growth and diversity.”

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