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RACINE — With voter turnout at about 28%, Racine Mayor Cory Mason will defend his seat against Alderman Henry Perez in the spring election.

In the primary held Tuesday, Feb. 21, Mason captured 3,607 votes, or 42% of the 8,523 votes cast. Meanwhile, Perez earned 2,561 votes, representing 30% of the total votes. Political newcomer, Jim DeMatthew received 2,274 votes, which made up about 27% of the count.

The two will be on the ballot for the spring election on April 4. Look for a complete story on Wednesday.

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“I look forward to a spirited contest in April,” said Mayor Cory Mason. – Credit: Paul Holley

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Alderman Henry Perez chats with supporters while awaiting election results at Angry Brothers Pub in Mount Pleasant. – Credit: Paul Holley

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.