Commissioner race contested locally


Many uncontested races on Nov. ballot

Staff Report



A race for Fulton County Commissioner will be one of the few that is contested locally this November.

In the race for the county commissioner seat with a term commencing on Jan. 3, Democrat Jeffrey A. Mazurowski will face off against Republican Jon Rupp. Rupp defeated Gary Loar of Metamora in the Republican primary in March. Mazurowski ran uncontested in the primary.

Mazurowski is currently a township trustee in York Township. Rupp is a trustee in Franklin Township.

The winner of the seat will replace Paul Barnaby, who is not seeking re-election.

In the other commissioner race, incumbent Republican Bill Rufenacht of Archbold will run unopposed.

Tracy L. Zuver of Archbold will run unopposed in the race for Fulton County Clerk of Courts after defeating incumbent Paul MacDonald in the Republican primary in March.

Elsewhere in Fulton County, the races are uncontested. They are Scott Haselman of Swanton, prosecuting attorney; Roy E. Miller of Delta, sheriff; Sandra K. Barber of Wauseon, recorder; Char Lee of Pettisville, treasurer; Frank T. Onweller of Swanton, engineer; Rick L. Yoder of Archbold, coroner; and Jeffrey L. Robinson of Wauseon, Common Pleas judge.

A new addition to the ballot for the general election is non-partisan candidate Colin J. McQuade of Swanton running unopposed for Fulton County Eastern District Court judge.

In the general assembly, Republican Randy Gardner will face Democrat Kirk W. Halliday for 2nd District State Senator. In the 47th House District, Democrat Lauri Cooper squares off against Republican Derek Merrin.

Incumbent Republican Robert McColley is running unopposed in the 81st House District.

Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) will be challenged by Democrat James Neu Jr. of Perrysburg in the Fifth District.

Many uncontested races on Nov. ballot

Staff Report