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Keith Cain can look forward to another term as Princeton Mayor after fighting off a challenge by Gary Hanna in Tuesday’s consolidated election. Cain garnered 1261 votes, or 62 percent, to Hanna’s 703 votes, or 36 percent.
The two Princeton City Commissioner spots up for grabs go to challenger Joel Quiram with 1003 votes and incumbent Ray Swanson with 724. Incumbent Joni Hunt fell 14 votes short with 710.
For the Princeton Elementary School Board, Stephen Bouslog (1657), Mark Frank (1460) and J.P. Aley (1140) were top vote getters, with Peter Mangold (1005) and Cynthia De Clue (693) on the outside looking in.
For 4-year terms on the Princeton High School Board, incumbent Gary Coates (1619) is top vote getter, followed by Al Taylor (1501) and Stephanie Van Ordstrandt (1368). Finishing out of the running are Terry O’Neil, Egan Hicks and Chris Arndt. A 2-year term on the PHS board goes to Colleen Sailer (1290) over Anne Click (991).
The 3 contested Spring Valley City Council seats go to Jack Narczewski and incumbents Daniel McFadden and Thomas Nesti. Hall High School Board seats go to Joseph Bezely, Paul Quinn, Jack Boroski and Michael Morris, with incumbents Todd Fanning, Holly Flanagan and Sue Nolasco out of the running.
Ohio school board seats went to Harold Albrecht, Chad Deery and Mindy Ringenberg. Mayor races were also won by Robert Brasen in Walnut and Jeff Bitting in Buda. Walnut Trustee spots go to Debbie Quinn, Duane Christiansen and Terry Glaudel, who finished one vote ahead of Bill Jamison. Sheffield Trustee spots go to Keith VanDer Meerch, Wesley Barron and Chester Fritz, while Tiskilwa Trustee seats go to Gene Gustafson, David Wright and Eric Paull. Cherry Trustee posts go to James Hoscheid, Joseph Stefko and Ronald Hoscheid while Bureau Trustee roles go to James Erwin, Margaret Jaskowiak and Paul Lenhausen. Dennis Benson and Don Bornsheuer win Buda commissioner seats. Trustee posts also go to James Manning, Michael Urbanowski and Heather McCutchan in Ladd, Robert Smith, Douglas Phillips and Mark Sondgeroth in Malden, and John Pratt, Amanda Mueller and Wayne Gerrond in Neponset. Getting seats on the Ladd Library Board are Kathleen Martin, Marie Fiocchi, Lee Ann Joyce, and Richard Olsz-owka.
All 3 referendums were approved. Neponset voters said yes to annexing into the Kewanee school district by a 182 to 26 vote, Arlington voters said yes 80 to 10 to paying an extra tax for ambulance service and Bureau Township voters narrowly approved, 29 to 27, a referendum to an increased tax rate for bridge construction.
Voter turnout in Bureau County was 26 percent, less than half of the 54 percent voter turnout in November’s election.
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