Dean Kaufert elected new mayor of Neenah

By Evan Kruegel, Local 5 News

Published 04/01 2014 11:05PM

Updated 04/01 2014 11:08PM

NEENAH, Wis. (WFRV) - Voters have decided a change leadership is needed in Neenah.

That's where incumbent mayor George Scherck lost his race against Representative Dean Kaufert by a nearly 700 vote margin, 2,623 to 1,927.

In his concession speech, Mayor Scherck congratulated Kaufert and said the city remains in good hands.

The two have a long history, Scherck was Kaufert's teacher in high school and the two remain good friends.

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