Matt Walsh elected Mayor of Council Bluffs

Nov 6, 2013

Matt Walsh will be the next Mayor of Council Bluffs.

Walsh won Tuesday's Mayoral election, with 62 percent of the vote to opponent Brent Siegrist's 37 percent. Walsh is a Council Bluffs city councilman and a banker in Omaha. Siegrist is a former Iowa State Representative.

Walsh will succeed Tom Hanafan, who's served as Mayor of Council Bluffs for more than 25 years. Hanafan didn't run for re-election.