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Vicki Urbanik beats Karen Martin in race for Auditor; split tickets in other races

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Republican Karen Martin--the term-limited Clerk who oversaw Tuesday’s general election in Porter County--has lost her bid to unseat incumbent Auditor Vicki Urbanik.

Urbanik took 33,486 votes to Martin’s 29,546. Urbanik won with 53 percent of the vote to Martin’s 47 percent.

Clerk

In the race for the open seat of Porter County Clerk, Democrat Jessica Bailey narrowly beat Republican--and term-limited Recorder--Jon Miller, 31,773 votes to 31,188. Bailey won with 50.46 percent of the vote to Miller’s 49.54 percent.

Coroner

In the race for the open seat of Porter County Coroner, Republican Cyndi Dykes beat Democrat Randy Wilkening, 32,895 votes to 30,027. Dykes won with 52 percent of the vote to Wilkening’s 48 percent.

Recorder

In the race for the open seat of Porter County Recorder, Republican--and term-limited Coroner--Chuck Harris beat Democrat Lily Schaefer, 32,366 votes to 30,355. Harris won with 52 percent of the vote to Schaefer’s 48 percent.

 

 

Posted 11/9/2018

 
 
 
 

 

 

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