Incumbent Brian Sager was re-elected to his fourth term as Woodstock mayor, handily beating challengers Michael Rein and Gregg Hanson in the consolidated election April 4.

Sager garnered 58.97 percent of the vote in the three-man race, or 1,834 votes, according to an unofficial tally from the McHenry County Clerk’s Office.

Rein, currently a McHenry County Board member, followed with 941 votes, while business owner Gregg Hanson received 335 votes, according to unofficial results.

Sager was first elected mayor in 2005. Prior to that, he was a City Council member.

In the six-person race for three Woodstock City Council seats, newcomer Gordon Tebo came in first with 1,704 votes, or 22.71 percent of the vote. He was followed by incumbent Councilman Mike Turner and former council member Jim Prindiville, who were separated by just 20 votes at 1,532 and 1,512, respectively, according to unofficial results.

Prindiville previously served on the City Council from 2001 to 2005.

Incumbent Joe Starzynski lost his seat, coming in fourth place with 1,145 votes. Behind him were Scott Gessert in fifth place with 843 votes and Michael Stanard in sixth with 768 votes, according to the unofficial tally.

Incumbent Councilman RB Thompson did not seek re-election.

The winners are expected to take the oath of office at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 2, pending certification of the results by the McHenry County Clerk’s Office.

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