Voters oust area mayors

Voters ousted mayors across the region Tuesday night, opting to give new local leadership a try in 2012.
Sandusky Register Staff
Nov 9, 2011

Voters ousted mayors across the region Tuesday night, opting to give new local leadership a try in 2012.

Incumbent mayoral candidates lost at the polls in Kelleys Island village, Norwalk, Put-in-Bay village, Gibsonburg, Port Clinton, Fremont, North Fairfield, and Green Springs.

That leaves only one incumbant mayor, Lowell Etzler in Greenwich, in office.

The results for all area mayoral races are below. An asterisk denotes the incumbent.

Sandusky County Live, an area news blog, talked to incoming Fremont mayor here.

KELLEYS ISLAND VILLAGE MAYOR

Kyle Paine: 126
Robert Quinn*: 113

MILAN VILLAGE MAYOR

Todd Barber: 91

John Fox: 83

Steven Rockwell: 346

BELLEVUE MAYOR

Donald Berkey: 1,453

Carl Mira*: 1,077

NORWALK MAYOR

Rob Duncan: 2,456

Sue Lesch*: 2,087

GREENWICH MAYOR

Lowell Etzler*: 204

Gary Sprague: 160

NORTH FAIRFIELD MAYOR

Cheryll Pfanner*: 38

Daniel Traxler: 62

Cy Wheeler: 34

PORT CLINTON MAYOR

Debra Hymore-Tester*: 909

Vincent Leone: 1,057

PUT-IN-BAY VILLAGE MAYOR

Judith Berry*: 41

Margaret Ruth Scarpelli: 57

FREMONT MAYOR

Jim Ellis: 2,402

Terry Overmyer*: 1,856

GIBSONBURG MAYOR

Edward Herman Jr.*: 348

Gregory Gerwin: 473

GREEN SPRINGS MAYOR

Theodore Rutherford*: 98

Jesse Lee Darr: 99

 

Comments

Just a Girl

I'll never forget when Mayor Lesch of Norwalk defended the owner of Casa Fiesta after the salmonella (or whatever it was) outbreak, and declared "I ate lunch there today and I'm not sick!" Great sympathy for those who were ill for weeks afterward.

And she did little or nothing to keep Value King grocery store in town either.

Goodbye!