Nick McWilliams reporting – Justin Perkowski will be on the ballot in November after winning the Republican nomination in the May Primary.

Perkowski, the incumbent, received 74 percent of the vote against challenger Zach Wallick.

Serving briefly as the acting mayor early this year, Perkowski said that he felt the voters of Dover showed a commitment to looking ahead to the future with Tuesday night’s results.

“We knew we had a contested race, and we decided that we were going to stay positive. And talk about what we’ve done, as tough as it had been the last few years, and what we are going to do in the future. And tonight’s results showed that the voters believed in that.”

Prior to being council president, Perkowski had been a member of city council for nine years.

Currently, he would be unopposed with no Democratic candidate having filed, but independents and write-ins can still enter the running in November.

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