Results are in from three of five precincts in Forest Lake as of 9:45 p.m.
Incumbent Mayor Chris Johnson has built a solid lead. He has accumulated 2,419 votes while Bruce Anderson has 1,588. Brian Hile has 332 votes.
In the City Council race, a tight battle for two seats is on. So far, Ben Winnick has a solid lead with 2,771 votes. Fellow challenger Jeff Klein is second with 1,774, while current Councilman Jim Dufour is close behind Klein with 1,615 votes. Ed Eigner is also in shouting distance with 1,464 votes.
Precincts 3 and 5 have yet to report results.