Here are the results from yesterdays election:

Mayor

Bill Cole – 17,588, 64 percent

Jeff Essmann – 9,905, 36 percent

Ward 1

Mike Yakawich – 2,222, 62 percent

Charlie Smillie – 1,318, 37 percent

Ward 2

Frank Ewalt – 2,559, 54 percent

Roger Gravgaard – 2,140, 45 percent

Ward 3

Denise Joy – 3,015, 58 percent

Nadja Brown – 2,156, 41 percent

Ward 4

Penny Ronning – 4,101, 53 percent

George Blackard – 3,608, 47 percent

Ward 5

Shaun Brown – 2,558, 55 percent

Dennis Ulvestad – 2,053, 44 percent

The public safety levy also passed, which will raise an additional $2.75 million annually.  Laurel voters rejected 2 school bonds.