FREEPORT (WREX) — The current Mayor of Freeport, Jodi Miller, now knows who she will be facing come the General Election in April.
Ronnie Bush defeated Walter Hayward in the Primary Election Tuesday night to run for the Mayor on the Democratic ticket.
Bush served on the Freeport City Council for 26 years as third ward alderman, he is currently a Stephenson County Board member.
The unofficial results show Bush received 512 votes to Hayward's 180.
According to the Stephenson County Clerk's Office, 17,217 people were registered to vote in the primary election. Of those registered, the clerk's office counted 704 ballots, for a voter turn out of 4.09%.
Bush will take on incumbent Mayor Jodi Miller in the April 6 General Election.