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Primary Election Results

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Here are the winners of the top races in Putnam County Tuesday night, according to the preliminary results released by the Clerk's Office at the end of the night:

U.S. President: McCain, 2260 votes out of 2892; Hillary Clinton, 3354 out 6035

Governor: Jim Schellinger, 2771 out of 5446

State Rep. Dist. 44: Amos Thomas, 2134 out of 2807

State Rep. Dist. 44: Nancy Michael, 4,067 out of 5632

Commissioner 1: Gene Beck, 1667 out of 2863

Commissioner 3: Kristina Warren, 1465 out of 2925

Council at large: Opal Sutherlin, 1731 out of 8088; Nancy Fogle, 1419; Larry Parker, 1139


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Nancy Michael!!! go all the way now!

-- Posted by climberguy on Tue, May 6, 2008, at 10:47 PM

Go, Nancy, Go!!!!

-- Posted by Howard&Susan on Wed, May 7, 2008, at 12:12 AM

go nancy...? what exactly did she do for greencastle? she left office with pot hole infested streets, higher taxes, higher water & sewer rates not to mention, people with no jobs. sad, very sad.

-- Posted by ibeme on Wed, May 7, 2008, at 12:52 PM

How many votes did Ron Paul get? He's still playing.

-- Posted by hoop2077 on Thu, May 15, 2008, at 2:58 AM

When I talk with people in Brazil they have similar complaints with their roads and higher taxes and sewage rates. The difference is that Mayor Michael has real changes to show for those dollars. The waste-water treatment facility that was finished under her term is not only instrumental to providing the community with a safe, clean way to dispose of waste and sewage, but it is a necessary part of the infrastructure required for business-owners to locate their operations, which in turn, creates jobs. There were two companies that went bankrupt while she was Mayor, but it's hardly realistic to presume that fault lies with the Mayor alone. I would guess if you take a look at their books, their problems predate her term as Mayor. The industrial sector expanded 10 times while she was Mayor and replaced many of those jobs. She worked with the legislature to get funding for an $8.5 Ivy Tech campus that just broke ground in Greencastle. Like DePauw, this will bring more people into the community and ensure further economic development for the area while creating jobs. I don't know any community that says their roads are great. Local government has limited funds that they receive from the state to pay for roads and most of them will tell you it isn't enough. Nancy did a lot of great things for Greencastle. I don't believe she would have been elected for the job 3 times if she hadn't.

-- Posted by WiseChic on Tue, Jul 29, 2008, at 1:55 PM


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