November 09, 2017
Mount Vernon mayor Jamie Hampton was re-elected to another term, having defeated former mayor Jim Moore. Hampton received 457 votes compared to Moore's 157 in the municipal election held Tuesday, Nov. 7. There were four write-ins.
Incumbent Eric Roudabush was reelected to Mount Vernon City Council and Stephanie West was elected for her first term on the council. They were running unopposed.
West received 544 votes and Roudabush 259, according to unofficial results from the Linn County auditor's office.