Longtime Salem Township Supervisor Loses Seat By Two Votes
In the race for Centralia Township Trustee, Delores Wanzo was top vote getter with 624 votes. Others winning seats were Patrick Stedelin with 531 Votes, Gary Sanders with 494 votes, and Judy Sutherland with 484 votes. Not winning seats were Jerry Ray with 451 votes, Bob Hahn with 432, and William Nitz with 404 votes.
There were several contested highway commissioner races. In Foster Township, Dwain Shuler beat Joe Jones 57 to 35. In Haines Township, Eugene Lisenbey beat Billy Hays 79 to 69. In the Omega Road Commissioner race, Blake Peterson beat Steven Brown 92 to 87.
In Iuka Township, there was a race for clerk. Republican Patricia Timm beat Democrat Edie Henne 106 to 47.
In other contested trustee races, Nick Meador was the top vote getter in the Iuka Township Trustee race with 99 votes. Others winning seats were Zachary Williams with 95 votes, Richard Vincent with 91 votes, and Charles Arnold with 89 votes. Erwina Blank lost by a single vote, with 88. In Omega Township, the four winning trustees were Russell Beard with 109 votes, Curt Hanks with 104, Randy Rose with 102, and Gerald Cooper with 95. Not winning a seat was Danielle Cooper, who finished with 85 votes. In Raccoon Township the four winning trustee seats were Bill Leathers with 68 votes, Paul Rector and Donna Prosise with 59 votes apiece and William Bierman with 58. Bill Mathena lost with just 46 votes.
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