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Rain showers didn't stop this group from welcoming voters to the polls in Aberdeen Tuesday. Shown are Bonnie Hilterbrand, Randy Dugan, and Dan Wickerham.

Voters in Adams and Brown counties came out Monday to cast ballots in several local council and board elections.

In Brown County, Aberdeen council, Huntington Township and Municipal court elections were the races to watch.

Incumbent Joe Worley won the race for Municipal Court judge for a 12th term getting 4,085 votes (49 percent). He beat Jessica A. Little who got 2,134 (26 percent) votes and Michele L. Harris who received 2,053 votes (26 percent).

The Brown County Senior Services tax levy passed with 6,372 (75 percent) voting for the levy and 2,102 (25percent) voting against it.

Aberdeen Council had four seats open with only three running for them. The results of the race were – David Wireman 241 (42 percent), incumbent Shari Lang-Stafford 196 (34 percent) and Tom Birt 141 (24 percent).

In the race for two Huntington Township trustees, it came down to Shaun Scott and a tie between Ilene Chamberlain and Randy Dugan. The results were – Shaun Scott 289 (27 percent), Ilene Chamberlain 264 (25 percent), Randy Dugan 264 (25 percent), Ray Stamper 159 (15 percent) and Coletta Brell Hamilton 79 (8 percent). According to the Brown County Board of Elections, the tie will not be broken until provisional ballots are counted on Nov. 20.

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Huntington Township also approved the fire tax levy with 449 (75 percent) voting yes and 154 (26 percent) voting no.

Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington school district filled three seats, with Glenda Huff, Daniel L. Oberschlake and Jeffery A. White winning the seats. The results were – incumbent Glenda Huff 905 (30 percent), Daniel L. Oberschlake 868 (29 percent), incumbent Jeffery A. White 750 (25 percent) and John T. Schwierling 467 (16 percent).

In Adams County, Manchester Village elected members to its village council. Incumbents Teresa D. Blythe, Brian S. Napier and Michael F. Phipps as well as Troy A. Jolly were elected. The results were – Brian S. Napier 202 (21 percent), Michael F. Phipps 202 (21 percent), Teresa D. Blythe 167 (17 percent), Troy A. Jolly 135 (14 percent), Irene Shively 126 (13 percent) and Evan Sutton 125 (13 percent).

The Adams County Children Services Replacement levy passed with 3,137 people for and 2,356 people against it.


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