SHEBOYGAN — The City of Sheboygan residents are eager and willing for a new face of leadership as Ryan J. Sorenson defeated two-term incumbent Mike Vandersteen in Tuesday night's election.
Sorenson acquired 4,417 votes compared to Vandersteen's 3,113. At 27 years old, Sorenson becomes the city's youngest mayor.
"I am looking forward to working together with all of our residents of the city of Sheboygan to focus on how we can make Sheboygan even better – a community that works for everyone and where all can thrive," Sorenson said in a statement Tuesday night.
Sorenson also won the primary with 47.8% of the vote with 2,155 votes compared to Vandersteen's 1,423.
Take a look back at our coverage with Sorenson and Vandersteen here:
• Interview with Sorenson: WATCH: Ryan Sorenson discusses his reason for running, what makes him the best candidate and more
• Interview with Vandersteen: WATCH: Incumbent Sheboygan Mayor Mike Vandersteen talks re-election plans
• Mayor forum #1: Sheboygan mayor candidates talk housing, roads and more
• Mayor forum #2: Candidate forum held for Sheboygan mayor, alderperson candidates