Township trustees on November ballot


Voter registration ends Oct. 10

By D. Anthony Botkin - abotkin@delgazette.com



Delaware County’s Board of Elections held a Candidate and Issue Workshop to help candidates succeed getting on the ballot. Jeremy Austin, left, election support specialist, helped guide Ron Myers, Berkshire Township trustee, through the petition process earlier this year at one of the workshops.

Delaware County’s Board of Elections held a Candidate and Issue Workshop to help candidates succeed getting on the ballot. Jeremy Austin, left, election support specialist, helped guide Ron Myers, Berkshire Township trustee, through the petition process earlier this year at one of the workshops.


File Photo | The Gazette

Voters in each of Delaware County’s eighteen townships will decide on candidates for the board of trustees in the Nov. 7 election.

Both incumbents in Berkshire Township, Mike Dattilo and Rod Myers, are seeking reelection to another term as trustees. Both candidates are running unopposed.

Incumbent Steve Flaherty is seeking another term as Berlin Township trustee. Tom D’Amico and Ken O’Brien are also running in this election. Incumbent Adam Fleischer did not file with the Delaware County Board of Elections to run for reelection.

In Brown Township, incumbents Charles Miley and Gary Stegner are running unopposed in the trustees’ race.

Concord Township trustees Joe Garrett and Bart Johnson are asking township voters to reelect them to another term. Ron Dick is also seeking a seat on the board of trustees.

Delaware Township trustee Roger M. VanSickle is seeking another term in office. Randy Ormeroid and Annette Shively are challenging for seats. Incumbent Steven J. Jefferis did not file to run again.

Genoa Township trustees Karl Gebhart and Connie Goodman are asking voters for another term. Goodman was appointed as trustee when former Trustee Rick Carfagna was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives for the 68th District. Opposing the incumbents are Mark Harmon, Michael Irwin, and Renee Vaughan.

Incumbents David Jackson and Carl Richardson are asking Harlem Township voters for another term on the board of trustees. Opposing Jackson and Richardson are Shane O’Farrell and Bob Singer.

Kingston Township trustees Steve Volpe and William Shively are seeking reelection. Jim Fedako is the third candidate in the race.

Six candidates are on the ballot for two seats on the Liberty Township board of trustees. Incumbent Shyra Eichhorn is seeking another term. The field of challengers is comprised of Holly Adams, Mike Gemperline, Scott Lynch, Bryan Newell, and Christopher Shear.

Current Liberty Township Trustee Tom Mitchell decided not to seek reelection.

In the Marlboro Township race, Trustees Hal Clase and Rick Clunk are running unopposed.

Incumbents Rob Quigley and Debbie Taranto are both seeking reelection as Orange Township trustees in the Nov. 7 election. Ryan Rivers is the third candidate in that race.

Oxford Township trustees Steve Lewis and Harold Pittman are running unopposed.

In Porter Township, trustees Eddy Ambrose and Ed Snodgrass are running unopposed.

In Radnor Township, Trustee David Weber is seeking another term. Dan Boysel has also filed to run in November. Incumbent Timothy Harsh did not file with the board of elections to seek another term.

Scioto Township voters will have four candidates to choose from on election day. Incumbents Rodger Finks and Sandra Stults are each seeking another term as trustees. They face opposition from Doug Loudenslager and Barbara Pugerud.

Thompson Township trustees William Thompson Jr. and Mary Suzette Hall are asking voters for another term. Harry Russell Young is the third candidate on the ballot.

Trenton Township trustees Richard Fisher and Kevin Justice are running unopposed.

In Troy Township, incumbent Doug Price is running for reelection to the board of trustees. Write-in candidates Mark Anthony Malcom and Cushman Whitney are also running. Trustee Charles Cooperider decided not to seek another term.

For information about elections in Delaware County, visit delawareboe.org.

The deadline to register to vote in the November election is Oct. 10.

Delaware County’s Board of Elections held a Candidate and Issue Workshop to help candidates succeed getting on the ballot. Jeremy Austin, left, election support specialist, helped guide Ron Myers, Berkshire Township trustee, through the petition process earlier this year at one of the workshops.
https://www.delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2017/10/web1_DSC_2634_F.jpgDelaware County’s Board of Elections held a Candidate and Issue Workshop to help candidates succeed getting on the ballot. Jeremy Austin, left, election support specialist, helped guide Ron Myers, Berkshire Township trustee, through the petition process earlier this year at one of the workshops. File Photo | The Gazette
Voter registration ends Oct. 10

By D. Anthony Botkin

abotkin@delgazette.com

D. Anthony Botkin may be reached at 740-413-0902 or on Twitter @dabotkin.

D. Anthony Botkin may be reached at 740-413-0902 or on Twitter @dabotkin.

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