Peoria, Illinois City Council election, 2003

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Peoria City Council election, 2003
← 2001 April 1, 2003 2005 →

5 At-Large of 10 City Council seats.
  Majority party
Leader None
Party Independent
Last election 10
Seats won 10
Seat change +/- 0
Popular vote 80,981
Percentage 100.00%
Swing N/A

Mayor before election

Dave Ransburg

Elected Mayor

Dave Ransburg

The Peoria, Illinois City Council election of 2003 was held on April 1, 2003. Five At-Large seats of the 10 city council seats were up for election. Ten candidates were on the ballot. All those elected - W. Eric Turner, Jim Ardis, John D. Morris, Charles V. Grayeb, and Gary V. Sandberg - were incumbents.

Voting method[edit]

In Peoria, Illinois, each elector casts five votes in the At-Large elections. An elector may cast five votes for one candidate, two and a half votes each for two candidates, one and two thirds votes each for three candidates, one and one quarter votes each for four candidates, or one vote each for five candidates. The five candidates having the largest number of votes are considered to be elected and are seated on the city council.


The totals shown below are rounded to the nearest non-fraction.

2003 City Council election Peoria, Illinois
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Gary V. Sandberg 17,273 21.33% +9.57
Independent W. Eric Turner 14,442 17.83 +2.65
Independent Jim Ardis 10,857 13.41 -1.36
Independent John D. Morris 10,744 13.27 -1.80
Independent Charles V. Grayeb 10,235 12.64 -1.03
Independent Edward P. Glover 7,985 9.86 N/A
Independent Patti J. Polk 6,416 7.92 N/A
Independent Ray A. Rusch 3,029 3.74 N/A
Majority 2,831 6.92 +6.81
Turnout 80,981
Independent hold Swing