Alliance for Democracy note: Mayor Laurie Gere defeated incumbent Mayor Dean Maxwell, 62 percent to 38 percent of the vote. Mayor Maxwell had promoted a water agreement with Tethys Enterprises in order to build the largest bottling plant in North America, which would have been entitled to five million gallons of water per day. The bottling plant had been a hot issue that worked against the vote for Mayor Maxwell.
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