The only other contested race was for the Rushville Township Advisory board with four candidates seeking three positions. Voters selected Paul Sutton 878 (27.73 percent), Ashley Niedenthal 836 votes (26.41 percent) and Aaron Gurley 834 votes (26.34 percent) with Jodi Harr receiving 618 votes for (19.52 percent).
Marlene Fudge 44 votes (57.89 percent) bested Teresa Fey 32 votes (42.11 percent) in the race for Richland Township Trustee.
In uncontested races: Judge Brian Hill - Rush County Superior Court, Phil Caviness - Rush County Prosecutor, Paul Wilkinson - Rush County Commissioner Northern District, Mary Ann Bridges - Rush County Assessor, Janet Kile - county council district 4, Karen Jenkins - Anderson Township Trustee, William (Bill) Ward - Anderson Township advisory , Jerry Cain - Center Township Trustee, Doug Hall, Dennis Peggs and James (Jim) Powers - Center Township Advisory, Donna Wall - Jackson Township Trustee, George Bird, Denise Dora an Robert Newhouse - Jackson Township Advisory, Julia Coon - Noble Township Trustee, Dale Hartwell, Patti Hedrick and Cathy Smith – Noble Township Advisory, Barbara Richey - Orange Township Trustee, Carl Harcourt- Orange Township Advisory, Lurinda Smith - Posey Township Trustee, J.B. Gardner and Rita Keaton – Posey Township Advisory, Craig Angle, Mary Carroll and Larry Johnson – Richland Township Advisory, Tara Hancock – Ripley Township Trustee, Mark White – Ripley Township Advisory, Britt Buhler – Rushville Township Trustee, Kathy Foreman – Union Township Trustee, Carolyn Keith, Wayne Munson and William Richardson – Union County Advisory, Mike Mahan – Walker Township Trustee, Angela Leising and Donna Webster – Walker Township Advisory and Eric Elwell Washington Township Trustee.
Contact: Frank Denzler @ 765.932.2222 x106.