Pulaski County’s voting machine security procedures were officially put in writing by the election board last week. Board members approved a resolution officially outlining the security protocol.Continue reading
Pulaski County has a new clerk. JoLynn Behny was selected for the position during a Republican Party caucus Tuesday. “Thank you very much,” she told precinct committee members after her selection was announced. “I will do my best to live up to your expectations and support the Republican Party and push the county forward. Thank you very much.”
Six candidates are vying to become the next Pulaski County clerk. Republican precinct committee members will make a decision during a caucus this evening at 5:15 EST at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac.
The Pulaski County Council took a few moments Monday to mark the recent loss two members of the local community. Council Vice-President Mike Tiede began the meeting with a moment of silence for County Clerk Christi Hoffa. She passed away last month, after a battle with leukemia.
A caucus has been scheduled to choose the next Pulaski County Clerk. Republican precinct committee members will meet Tuesday, December 18 at 5:15 p.m. EST at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac, according to a notice from Party Chair Dan Murphy.
Pulaski County’s General Election ended with some incumbents unseated in tight races. Democrat Linda Powers lost her District 3 County Council seat to Republican Brian Young by a margin of 56-to-44 percent. Winamac Town Council Member Dan Vanaman lost his at-large seat by just five votes, coming behind fellow Republican Alvin Parish and Democratic challenger Dave Schambers.
Pulaski County may finally be switching its court software, to bring it in line with much of the rest of the state. Superior Court Judge Crystal Brucker Kocher, Prosecutor Dan Murphy, and Circuit Court Judge Candidate Mary Welker met with the county council and commissioners earlier this month, urging them to make the switch from CSI to Odyssey.
Pulaski County Clerk Christi Hoffa would get a pay raise for her duties with the county election board, under its 2019 budget proposal. Hoffa reviewed the proposal with the rest of the election board Monday. She explained that much of the budget work was done before board members Jon Frain and Laura Bailey were replaced by Patty Sullivan and Jessye Gilley.
Plans for November’s General Election will be discussed when the Pulaski County Election Board meets tonight. Clerk Christi Hoffa says board members will work on plans for early voting, as well as the election itself.
Two new members were recently sworn in to complete the makeup of the Pulaski County Election Board. Jon Frain and Laura Bailey are no longer board members. Patty Sullivan and Jessye Gilley were appointed as their replacements.