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Eagle, Star mayors lose re-election bids

Stan Ridgeway and Chad Bell lost to challengers on election night

BOISE, Idaho — Incumbent mayors of Eagle and Star both lost their bids for re-election Tuesday night.

Eagle Mayor Stan Ridgeway lost to Jason Pierce, who received endorsements from two former Eagle mayors, Jim Reynolds and Nancy Merrill.

Pierce picked up 53% of the vote, compared to Ridgeway's 36%. A third candidate, Christopher Hadden, got 11%.

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In Star, Mayor Chad Bell lost to current Star City Council President Trevor Chadwick, in a landslide.

Chadwick got 74% of the vote, while Bell got just 26%.


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