Jerome will have a new village president… and a new source of revenue.
Mike Lopez beat interim village president Scott McTaggart Tuesday.
Voters also approved a sales tax increase for Jerome, with the money to go to infrastructure projects.
Tom Gray survived a challenge from Matt Mau to win another term as Chatham village president.
Tom Rader is the winner in the race for Riverton village president.
In Auburn, challenger Barbara Stamer defeated Mayor Joseph Powell by just over 100 votes.
And in Carlinville, former state senator Deanna Demuzio won a three-way race for mayor.