Indiana Mayors: Mike Moore re-elected in Jeffersonville; Jeff Gahan wins again in New Albany

Indiana Mayors: Mike Moore re-elected in Jeffersonville; Jeff Gahan wins again in New Albany
Gahan, a Democrat, defeated Republican challenger Mark Seabrook, with 55 percent of the vote. Seabrook claimed 40 percent, while independent Dan Coffey picked up 5 percent of the votes. (Source: Michael Flynn, WAVE 3 News)
Mayor Mike Moore (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Mayor Mike Moore (Source: WAVE 3 News)

(WAVE) - Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore cruised to victory in his bid for re-election.

Moore, a Republican, breezed past Democrat Thomas Galligan, picking up nearly 70 percent of the vote.

New Albany Mayor Jeff Gahan also held on to his office.

Gahan, a Democrat, defeated Republican challenger Mark Seabrook, with 55 percent of the vote. Seabrook claimed 40 percent, while independent Dan Coffey picked up 5 percent of the votes.

Several other mayoral races took place across Southern Indiana on Tuesday, including a contest in Charlestown that newcomer Treva Hodges won in a surprise over longtime Mayor Bob Hall.

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