News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 7, 2012

Vermillion County election 2012


The Tribune-Star

NEWPORT — Voter turnout in Vermillion County Tuesday was 59 percent Tuesday as more than 6,750 voters cast ballots in 17 precincts.

Vermillion County voters supported Republican Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama 52 to 45 percent with about 3 percent favoring Libertarian Gary Johnson.

However, Vermillion County voters supported Democrat John Gregg in the governor’s race over Republican Mike Pence, 52 percent to 40 percent. Libertarian Rupert Boneham received 5 percent.

They also supported Democrat Joe Donnelly in the U.S. Senate race over Republican Richard Mourdock, 54 percent to 38 percent with 7 percent supporting Libertarian Andrew Horning.

Democrats dominated the rest of the Vermillion County ballot, in many cases unopposed by Republicans.

17 of 17 precincts reporting



Judge of the Circuit Court

uncontested

Bruce V. Stengel (D) - 5,030



Clerk of the Circuit Court

uncontested

Florinda A. Pruitt (D) - 4,939



Auditor

uncontested

Phyllis Orman (D) - 4,997



Treasurer

uncontested

Wendy Farley (D) - 5,010



Coroner

Matthew J. Fitzthum (R) - 2,405

Roger P. Lewis (D) - 3,953



Surveyor

uncontested

Jared Dreher (D) - 4,952



Commissioner District 1

(One elected)

Greg Meyer (R) - 2,761

Harry L. Crossley Sr. (D) - 3,637



Commissioner District 3

uncontested

Timothy J. Wilson (D) - 4,915



County Council At-Large (Three elected)

uncontested

Milisa D. Carty (D) - 3,624

Michael Costello (D) - 4,168

Jill Wesch (D) - 3,810





South Vermillion Schools Board Member – Clinton City

uncontested

Ray C. Gilfoy - 3,371

Write-in - 20



South Vermillion Schools Board Member –

Clinton Township

uncontested

Bruce Wayne West - 3,105

Write-in - 22



South Vermillion Schools Board Member –

Helt Township

uncontested

Jeff Haltom - 3,093

Write-in - 16



North Vermillion Schools Board Member – Eugene Township (One elected)

Ron Dunavan - 239

Jason D. McLain - 260

Terra D. Naylor - 451

Amy Lynn Sheppard - 318

April L. Starkey - 145

John M. Yoho - 290



North Vermillion Schools Board Member – Highland Township

uncontested

Mark Swingle - 1,326

Write-in - 8



North Vermillion Schools Board Member – Vermillion Township (One elected)

Larry Bemis - 909

Randy L. West - 700

Write-in - 1