New Carlisle city council members deadlocked in a vote for a new council member Tuesday night. JEFF GUERINI/STAFF

UPDATE: New Carlisle council fails to select new council member

Three candidates had applied for the vacant seat made available after former council member Aaron Leighty resigned after moving out of the city. Becky McKenzie and Amy Hopkins each received three votes from council members. Kathy Wright did not receive a vote.

RELATED: New Carlisle could pick new council member Thursday

A majority vote by the council is needed to make a selection.

Read more:

Last five years of growth “largest” in Springfield company’s history: Significant expansion planned

Clark County unemployment rate up slightly

Your local Kroger is doing away with plastic bags

Wright State faculty union threatens to strike in October

Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.