Gore elected Huber Heights Mayor


By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@aimmediamidwest.com



Jeffrey Gore was elected Mayor of Huber Heights on Tuesday, November 7.


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HUBER HEIGHTS — The voters of Huber Heights elected Jeffrey Gore as its new Mayor on Tuesday. Gore outdistanced challenger David Wilson with 3,598 votes, or 56.4% to 2,779 or 43.6%. Vote totals include Montgomery and Miami Counties.

Gore assumes the post from Mayor Tom McMasters.

Nancy Byrge will slide over to the At-large Council seat after defeating Chase Warden with 3,484, or 57.9% ov the vote, to 2,534, of 42.1%.

Seth Morgan, who was running unopposed in for Ward 3 Council, received 763 votes.

In Ward 4, Andrew Hill appeared to narrowly defeat Carl Urbanas, Sr. by just 13 votes. Hill received 402 votes, or 50.82% to Urbanas’ 389 votes, or 49.18%.

All results are unoffical until certified by the Montgomery County Board of Elections.

In Ward 5, Mark Campbell received 474 voes, or 56.77% to just 361 by Linda Morin, or 43.23%.

In the race for Huber Heights Board of Education, which was uncontested, Kelly Bledsoe received 3,909 votes, Mark Combs received 3,672 votes, and William Harris received 3,216 votes.

Montgomery County Issues 3 and 4, supporting the Human Services Levy and Sinclair Community College, appeared on their way to easy passage with 93.6% of the vote counted. Both issues had more than a 40,000 vote margin.

Issue 39, a bond issue and levy to support Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) was much closer with a margin of just over 2,000 votes with 96.4% of the vote counted.

On statewide ballot initiatives, Issue 1, which would give crime victims more rights, passed by a wide margin and was called early in the evening by multiple media outlets including the Associated Press.

Likewise, State Issue 2, a measure that would regulate some prescription drug prices, failed by a nearly 80-20 margin. The race was called early in the evening by multiple media outlets and supporters conceded defeat shortly after polls closed.

Jeffrey Gore was elected Mayor of Huber Heights on Tuesday, November 7.
http://www.hhcourier.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2017/11/web1_JeffGore-1.jpgJeffrey Gore was elected Mayor of Huber Heights on Tuesday, November 7. File photo

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at (937) 684-8983 or on Twitter @HH_Courier.

Reach Darrell Wacker at (937) 684-8983 or on Twitter @HH_Courier.