2019 summary

(11-6-19) Mercer County voters decided to stay home in this year’s November county elections. According to the Mercer County Board of Elections unofficial election results. Just 6,705 voters out of 28,530 registered voters (23.5 %) cast ballots.

Very few contested elections were on the ballot. Some results of those contested results are posted below.

Below are election results of interest.

2019 city council

Two Celina City Council incumbents won re-election, along with first time Democrat Eric Lochtefeld. The three ousted newcomer Richard McNaughton (Republican).

2019 coldwater council

Charmaine Bettinger and Tim Buschur easily outdistanced three other candidates for seats on the Coldwater City Council.

2019 rockford

With just over 200 votes cast, incumbent Rockford Mayor Amy Joseph won another term defeating opponent Margaret Gehle.

2019 school board

Three current Celina City BOE members won re-election over three challengers. Celina BOE VP Deb Guingrich held on to her spot by just 19 votes defeating Karl Hagaman.

2019 school board cw