News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 9, 2012

Vermillion County races: Lewis wins race for coroner

Staff Writer
The Tribune-Star

NEWPORT — Several contested races received voter attention in Vermillion County during Tuesday’s primary election.

On the Democratic Party ballot, Roger Lewis came out on top in the coroner’s race, receiving 919 votes, while challenger Brian Morris received 652 votes and Chuck Procarione received 394.

In the surveyor’s race, incumbent Jared Dreher received 1,258 votes while challenger Lisa A. Gilman received 718.

In the county council at-large race, the top vote-getter was Michael Costello with 1,053 votes, followed by Jill Wesch with 906 and Milisa D. Carty with 897.

Vermillion County had a voter turnout of 28.74 percent. Of the 11,172 registered voters in the county, 3,211 ballots were cast.

Vermillion County


County Coroner

Roger P. Lewis     919

Brian Morris     652

Chuck Procarione     394


Jared Dreher    1,258

Lisa A. Gilman     718