Six new faces will represent the people on the Iroquois County Board in December. Voters chose new representatives in Districts 1, 2 and 4 in Tuesday's primary election.
Barring any independent runs or a democratic challenge in November, Tuesday's winners will be seated in December.
Chad McGinnis and Michael McTaggart won seats in District 1. They were top vote-getters among four candidates. (Veterans Dale Schultz and Kevin Hansen did not seek re-election).
In District 2, Gerald "Jed" Whitlow and Ernie Curtis won re-election. Newcomer Barbara Offill also was among the three to win three available seats.
Charles Alt and former board member Marvin Stichnoth were winners in District 3 where three newcomers were making their first appearance on the ballot.
District 4 will seat three newcomers. Kevin Bohlmann, Sherry Johnson, and Kevin Coughenour won voter approval in a field of five candidates. Incumbents Dan Joyce and Adam Zumwalt were defeated.
Precinct committee seats ---
Two contested races for Precinct Committeeman also saw Vince LaMie edge out incumbent Paul Bowers by a 99-97 vote margin in Ash Grove; while Kevin Bohlmann grabbed 71% of the vote to defeat incumbent Dan Joyce in Middleport 3.