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Ann Arbor Primary Elections: Chip Smith Beats 5th Ward Incumbent Mike Anglin

Jorge Avellan
89.1 WEMU

Voters in Ann Arbor's 5th Ward have decided to send Chip Smith  to city council. Smith beat the incumbent, Mike Anglin by more than 300 votes. 

There will be a change on Ann Arbor City Council come November.  5th  Ward Incumbent Mike Anglin did not get enough votes to beat his opponent.  Professional planner Chip Smith is a step closer to becoming an member of Ann Arbor City Council.  Voters in the 5th Ward gave Smith a margin of victory of more than 300 votes.  Smith celebrated the  victory at the Arbor Brewing Company where he said, voters are tired of seeing a divided city council.

Anglin's term will end after the November General election. Smith does not face a challenger in the November election, effectively winning a two-year term on council with Tuesday night's victory.

Jorge Avellan is WEMU's community beat reporter. Contact : 734-487-2229,  javellan@emich.edu or on Twitter @WEMU891

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