General Election Tomorrow; School Board Races Competitive

It’s almost here! The 2012 General Election is tomorrow and millions of Americans will head to the polls to elect their leaders and representatives and make their voices heard.

A number of local school board races are contested and the voters will make their choices tomorrow. The Eastern Pulaski School Board has four candidates vying for three open positions in Monroe and Jefferson townships: Larry L. Beach, Deke A. DeMarco, Kevin Tankerslee and Rhonda L. Heims. Terri A. Johnston is running unopposed for Van Buren Township’s seat.

For the Culver School Board’s Tippecanoe Township seat, Edward Behnke and Mark Maes are competing for the District 2 position.

At Knox Community Schools, eight candidates are running for three open positions. Dawn M. Bailey, William Kirk Bennett, Gerald Fletcher, Jeffrey Fosler, Wendy McIntire, Larry D. Sennert, Harold Welter, and Valarie Williams will go toe-to-toe for votes on Election Day. Running for the California-Washington seat are Kurt Kemble and Nathan Marcum.

At Oregon-Davis Community Schools, four individuals are running for the at-large positions. Patricia Dianne Gregory, Kurt Hayes, Seth Huitt, Jeffrey Jones, and Lee Nagai vie for votes.

Finally, voters in North Judson town wards one, two, and three will be presented with a question regarding the town board. A resolution to increase the town board’s size from three to five members will go to the voters.