In an official telegram from New Babbage, the mayoral election results were announced at Noon today:
"Dateline: Jan 31st 1881 (according to Mr. Jack) Babbage Square:
TENK: 20 WINNER
In What turned out to be a close election Mossveno Tenk has been Elected the next Mayor of New Babbage. The current Mayor, Shaunathan Sprocket Abstained and did not vote."
Congratulations to the new mayor-elect! And a thank you as well to the candidates for stepping up in an effort to keep their community going.