Contested races decided in Spencer CountyNovember 7, 2018
From Local Sources
Spencer County voters decided a handful of contested county races Tuesday.
• Republican Victor Ippoliti defeated Democrat Dan Wilkinson with 55 percent of the vote in the run for Prosecuting Attorney of Spencer County, 84th Judicial Circuit.
• Republican Autumn Goodman Winkler came out on top against Democrat Eleisha Kay Shelton in competition for Spencer County Auditor. Winkler had 68 percent of the vote.
• Democrat Kellene “Kelli” Reinke is the new Spencer County Sheriff after garnering 51 percent of votes, defeating Republican Kermitt L. Lindsey.
• Republican Rachel Gentry defeated Democrat Chris Anderson in the race for Spencer County Coroner. Gentry had 56 percent of the vote.
• In the Spencer County Council District 1 race, Republican Steve Haaff defeated Democrat Matt Hayko with 67 percent of the vote.
• Republican Blake Bunner defeated Democrat Beth Hurm for the Spencer County Council District 2 seat with 64 percent of the vote.
• In the Spencer County Council District 3 race, Democrat Todd Grundhoefer came out on top — with 51 percent of the vote — against Republican Jack Kroeger.
• In the race for the North Spencer School Board seat for Clay, Huff and Hammond townships, Brian Gehlhausen defeated Lahna Mulzer with 51 percent of the vote.
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