In the village of Elkhart, there are no
candidates for the position of village president and none for
There are three trustee seats available but only one candidate on
the ballot: K. Lyle Fout.
For the village of Latham, the position of mayor is available but
no candidate is listed on the ballot. There is, however, one
For village trustee, three seats are available with only one
candidate, Mark J. Morgan, on the ballot. There are also three
In Lincoln the mayoral race is uncontested as incumbent Keith
Snyder is the only one running for the next four-year term.
The change in wards in the city means that all four wards are
technically vacant. Within each ward, two seats are available and
two candidates are running. All the candidates are incumbents. After
the election a lottery will be held in city council to determine
which alderman will serve a two-year term and which will serve for
four years. There will be four of each.
Incumbents Chuck Conzo and Susan Gehlbach are running for city
treasurer and city clerk respectively, and uncontested.
In the city of Mount Pulaski, the position of mayor will be
filled by one of three candidates. Those running for the office are
incumbent James Fuhrer and candidates Dennis L. Clemons Sr. and
For the position of Ward 1 alderman, one seat is available but no
For the position of Ayer Public Library district trustee, there
are four seats available and three candidates running.
For Barclay Public Library trustee, four seats are available with
two candidates and one write-in space on the ballot.
Many of the school board races are highly contested this year.
For the Chester East-Lincoln school board, there are two seats
available for a two-year term with three candidates: Larry Hall,
Jeffrey Brooks and Tish Podunajec
For the Chester East-Lincoln four-year terms, there are four
seats with eight candidates battling for the positions. The
candidates are Tina Warfel, Ben Roland, Jason Toft, Leslie Starasta,
Josh Long, Lori Birnbaum, Kenda Kitner and Randy Wolf
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The Mount Pulaski school board has four seats available and seven
candidates hoping to fill them. The candidates are David Smith,
Douglas T. Martin, William G. Rucks, John Stewart, Scott E. Doerr,
Joseph Olson and Ashley Lynn Combs.
In Lincoln, the District 27 school board has four seats and five
candidates: Kurt Hullinger, Brian Stoltzenberg, Dawn Fry, Blinn
Bates and Stephen Rohrer
Lincoln Community High School board has four seats available and
six candidates hoping to fill the positions. Those candidates are
Reatha Owen, Jim Allen, Andrea Hake, Steve Brown, Jim Mammen and
Of all the school boards, New Holland-Middletown is the one that
does fall short on candidates for available seats. There are three
seats available with only two candidates running: Richard Dobey and
After this election there will be a shortage of township
No one is running for the positions in East Lincoln Township;
Lake Fork, Laenna and Aetna combined township; Oran and Atlanta
combined township, Mount Pulaski and Chester combined township,
Elkhart, Hurlburt, Broadwell and Corwin combined township; and
Sheridan and Prairie Creek combined township;
There are also three referendum questions on the ballot. One will
affect voters countywide; another affects those in the Atlanta
community; and a third will affect voters in New Holland.
A referendum requesting an increase in the tax levy for the Logan
County Paramedic Association will be put to all voters. A "yes" vote
on the question will indicate voters are in favor of the increase.
A referendum question to increase the tax levy for the Atlanta
Public Library will affect voters in that library district. A "yes"
vote on the question will indicate voters are in favor of the
For residents of the village of New Holland, a question will be
put forward regarding electric aggregation. Voters will be asked if
they want the village to select an electricity provider on their
behalf. With this referendum as well, a "yes" vote will send the
message that voters want the village to make the selection.