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Southeast Indiana 2023 election results

Off-year election featured two contested races for mayor

(SOUTHEAST INDIANA) -- There were a handful of contested races in Southeast Indiana during the off-year election on Tuesday. Among the most notable contests, two Dearborn County incumbent mayors were on the ballot. Here are the results:


There will be a new mayor in Aurora. Republican Patrick Schwing defeated incumbent Mark Drury who was a write-in candidate. Schwing also beat democrat challenger Melvin (Mel) Kremer, Jr.

For the Aurora Council At-Large seat, Michelle Jarvis was elected over Rick Orcutt

For the District 2 Council seat, republican Jonne' Messer received 61% of the vote to defeat Joey Turner.

For the District 4 Council seat, Pam Hartford topped David Schwegmann with 55% of the vote.


Batesville's only contested race involved the District 1 Council seat which has been held by Darrick Cox and it was a close finish.

Cox retained his seat earning 96 votes opposed to challenger Jerry Ertel who had 92 votes.


Several races were contested in Greendale including the Clerk Treasurer and four council seats.

Becky Lyons earned 61% of the vote to defeat incumbent Christine Craig for the Clerk Treasurer position.

For Council At-Large, Brett (Mooch) Hamilton received 54% of the vote to defeat Erin Marqua.

In the Council District 1 contest, Ryan Goode won by earning 55% of the votes over Patti Louks.

For Council District 2, Richard Steuer, Jr won by just six votes over challenger Al Abdon.

Council District 3 was also contested which went to David Hall with 56% of the vote compared to Karen Powers who had 43 percent.


Laurel residents voted on two different races which were Clerk Treasurer as well as five council seats.

Nora Hundley received 51% of the vote for Town Clerk Treasurer. She topped Garold (Henry) Bulmer who had 48% of the votes.

For the Town Council, five people were voted in. They are Danielle Roberts, Adam Hornsby, Linda Adams, Peter Connolly and Tracy Brumfiel.


Lawrenceburg Mayor Kelly Mollaun will keep his seat after defeating challenger Greg McAdams. Mollaun had 516 votes opposed to McAdams who had 456.

For City Council District 1, Tony Abbott defeated Jane Pope with a score of 58 percent to 41.8 percent.

In Council District 2, Dylan Liddle won against Justin Noppert with nearly 60 percent of the vote.

For Council District 3, Thomas Rowlett won overwhelmingly with 76 percent of the vote over Rebecca (Becky) Foster.

In Council District 4, Lennie Fryman bested challenger Dennis Carr with 53 percent of the vote.

Rising Sun

Three council seats were contested in Rising Sun this year.

Britt Minks defeated incumbent Julia Jimenez with 56% of the vote for the District 2 Council seat.

Clifford Thies won the District 3 Council seat by earning 56% of the vote over incumbent council member Tina Rumsey.

Todd Walton won the Council At-Lage seat by defeating Sunshine Colen by a 13-percentage point margin.


Westport residents had the opportunity to vote whether to expand the Town Council from three seats to five seats Tuesday. Voters overwhelmingly approved the resolution to expand the number of council seats with 64 percent of the vote.

Incumbent Clerk Treasurer Gloria Alumbaugh is keeping her position after defeating opponent Sandy LoweI with a 57% to 43% vote.


Residents voted to fill the three seats on Vevay Town Council. Incumbent Keith Smith had the most votes with 191. The other two seats will be filled by Jeremy Jay Harsin and Lane Penick.


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