Four incumbents easily won re-election to the Salisbury City Council on Tuesday, with the fifth seat going to a newcomer.
Sharon Cannon Dashiell of Russell Avenue was elected to represent District 3 in the south end of the city with 570 votes. Joan Michalowicz of River Oak Court who has stated she was not actively campaigning for the seat, received 85 votes and write-in candidate John Foley got 113 votes.
Dashiell will replace City Councilwoman Megan Outten who ran for mayor.
In District 1, Council President April Jackson beat challenger Von Siggers, a former City Council president, who has not held elected office since 2009. Jackson was re-elected to a third term in a 356-119 vote.
The district is Salisbury’s minority district and encompasses the city’s West Side as well as neighborhoods in the north end of town.
In District 2, City Councilman D’Shawn won 292-127 over challenger Wayne King who made an unsuccessful run against then-mayor Jake Day in the 2019 city election.
The district includes areas in northeastern Salisbury.
Doughty was appointed on Oct. 2 to fill the District 2 council seat left vacant after former Council President Muir Boda resigned to become the city’s new Director of Housing and Community Development.
In District 4, City Councilwoman Michele Gregory was re-elected to a second term in a 334-165 vote against challenger Harvey Evans.
The district includes Newtown, Downtown and south on Route 13 near the Wawa store.
In District 5, Councilwoman Angela Blake was elected to a second term with 351 votes. She was unopposed.