Township Elections To Appear On April 6 Ballot


Township elections are on the ballot in Bond County for the April 6 consolidated election.

There are races in several townships.

In Mulberry Grove Township, four men are running for road commissioner. They are Democrat Keith Jernigan, Republican Keith Scoggins, and Independents Ricky Carter and Dale Miller.

There is also a race for Mulberry Grove supervisor. Candidates are Democrat Kasie Jernigan and Republican Jessica Buatte.

Eight candidates are vying for the four trustee positions. Republicans include Phillip Buatte, Justin Rensing, Harley Rensing and Mike Hinkle. Democrats are Mark Blankenship, Cindy Lewis, Doug Willis and Melissa Moss.

In Tamalco Township, candidates for supervisor are Democrat Lonnie Kuhn and Independent Andrew Wessell.

Two are running for Tamalco road commissioner. Craig Helmkamp is a Republican and Zachary Apple an Independent.

In Pleasant Mound Township, six are running for four trustee seats. Democrats are Todd Goodin, Kevin Bauer, Michael Miller and Joe Whalen while the Republicans are Matt Elam and Thomas Steiner.

In Shoal Creek Township, candidates for road commissioner are Republican Robert (Bob) Manning and Independent Jacob Mettler.

Eight candidates are on the ballot for four trustee terms in Shoal Creek Township. They are Republicans Daniel Toohey, Brandon Beckert and Roger Gruner; Democrats Vern Brewer, Eldon Young, Melba Cruthis and Pam Sidwell; and Independent N. Wayne Gish.

In Lagrange Township, trustee candidates are Republicans Stephanie Wernle, William Riedemann, Donald Niehaus, Laura Myers, and Democrat Jerry McFarland.

Early voting is underway now at the county clerk’s office through April 5.

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