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Breakdown of county elections

Thursday, May 8, 2008

After tallying the votes for each precinct Tuesday, the candidates are getting ready for the November election.

Which precinct gave the candidate the final push toward victory?

On the Republican ticket, the race for coroner was sizzling with Joel Reinoehl winning every precinct by a large margin.

Reinoehl defeated both Thomas Treadway, Jr. and Victoria Hill by 518 and 618 votes respectively.

The Democratic Party was uncontested and Brandon Sciotto will face Reinoehl (R) in November.

The Brazil City precincts followed by Posey pushed Charlie Brown (D) ahead to defeat fellow Democrat Bob Thomas by 48 percent (789 votes).

For the Council at-large, three candidates will advance to the ballot.

Democrats, Mike McCullough, Brian Wyndham and Chip Hoskins received the most votes.

With the help of Van Buren and Jackson Township districts, Hoskins beat out Edward Nevins by a small 368 votes.

The Republicans will have another opportunity to add another candidate to join Rick Neier and Warren Stevenson to the ballot after the caucus in June.

The race for Clerk of Circuit Court was between Democrats Cathleen Bales and Samantha Conner. Bales took an early lead.

Victoria Wheeler (R) was unopposed for her bid for Clerk of Circuit Court.

While Cathleen Bales and Samantha Conner competed for the Democratic spot on the ballot.

Conner's strongest support came from the Brazil precincts with 585 votes followed by Sugar Ridge with 77.

Bales took the rest of the precinct by storm leading the way with her largest victory in Posey district with 512 votes.

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