Forest Lake Councilman Jim Dufour will need to rally in Precinct 5 if he wants to keep his seat. Dufour has fallen into fourth place in a race for two seats on the council. Ben Winnick will be joining the council as he has secured over 1,500 votes more than the next candidate. Winnick has 3,999 votes with four precincts reporting. Jeff Klein is holding onto second place with 2,456 votes. Ed Eigner has grabbed third place with 2,236 votes, five ahead of Dufour.
Mayor Chris Johnson holds a safe lead in his race for reelection. He has 3,405 votes compared to 2,311 for Bruce Anderson. Brian Hile has earned 483 votes.