New Berlin Alderman David Ament and two-term Mayor Jack Chiovatero came out on top of a field of five candidates all vying in Tuesday's primary election for the city's four-year mayoral seat.
Ament and Chiovatero will now go on to the April 2 spring election.
Ament actually outpolled the incumbent Chiovatero, 2,472 to 1,753, according to unofficial vote totals.
Former mayor Mary Claire Lanser garnered 1,438 votes in a strong third-place finish. Candidates Janet Schulz had 334 votes and Joseph Wieneke 318.
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