Ward wins Liberty Township trustee race


Voters decide trustee, fiscal officer posts in townships

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Former Highland County Sheriff Ron Ward won a comfortable victory as Liberty Township trustee on Tuesday, defeating opponent Tyler Kelch by a margin of 1,750 votes to 977, according to unofficial results.

With Jerry Williams deciding not to seek re-election, Ward and Kelch filed for the seat. Kay Barrera ran unopposed for fiscal officer, replacing longtime fiscal officer Jolene Walker , who did not seek re-election.

Other township results:

Brushcreek Township:

Trustee:

David Chaney (i) 278

Fiscal officer:

Betty McElwee (i) 248

Clay Township:

Trustee:

Jim Massey (i) 372

Fiscal officer:

Pat Winkle (i) 340

Concord Township:

Trustee:

Gary Shannon (i) 321

Fiscal officer:

Karen Schroeder (i) 281

Dodson Township:

Trustee:

Marvin Resibois (i) 674

Fiscal officer:

Kristy Warner 457

Gary West 340

Fairfield Township:

Trustee:

Andy Caldwell (i) 771

Fiscal officer:

Patrick Hagen (i) 714

Hamer Township:

Fiscal officer:

Kim Walker (i) 199

Jackson Township:

Trustee:

Doug Crum 60

Stephen Waits 131

Fiscal officer:

Chris Michael 126

Carleta Weyrich (i) 222

Liberty Township:

Trustee:

Tyler Kelch 977

Ronald Ward 1750

Fiscal officer:

Kay Barrera 2187

Madison Township:

Trustee:

Dan Mathews (i) 1081

Fiscal officer:

Sherri Beatty (i) 1031

Marshall Township:

Trustee:

Jeff Patton (i) 246

Fiscal officer:

Sonya Blankenship (i) 228

New Market Township:

Trustee:

Nick Bare 324

Wayne Harless 292

Fiscal officer:

Dick Barrera (i) 549

Paint Township:

Trustee:

Randy Mustard (i) 814

Fiscal officer:

Joshua Matthews (i) 605

Penn Township:

Trustee:

Daryl Bumgarner (i) 337

Unexpired term

Jay Duncan 317

Fiscal officer:

Jason Davis 345

Salem Township:

Trustee:

Dave Hamilton 122

Jonathan Mootz (i) 103

Chad Pitzer 41

Fiscal officer:

Becky Sanderson 122

Jamie Wells 136

Union Township:

Trustee:

Nathan Brown (i) 369

Fiscal officer:

Peggy Hite (i) 349

Washington Township:

Trustee:

Arthur Harless (i) 271

Fiscal officer:

Vic Gall (i) 240

Whiteoak Township:

Trustee:

Fred Yochum (i) 309

Fiscal officer:

Wayne Ferguson (i) 309

Voters decide trustee, fiscal officer posts in townships

The Times-Gazette

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