AND THE WINNERS ARE ...

Republican candidate for Greensburg Mayor Joshua Marsh and supporters are pictured outside the Knights of St. John on Election Day. Preliminary results indicate Marsh beat incumbent Democrat Dan Manus by a vote of 1,643 to 886 (64.97% to 35.03%). In the other two local contests, Republican challenger Brenda L. Dwenger beat Democrat incumbent Ashlee Green by a vote tally of 1,622 to 897 (65.39% to 35.61%) for the office of city clerk-treasurer, and in the race for Greensburg City Council District 1, Republican Kevin G. Fleetwood beat Democrat Ryan Maddux 341 votes to 269 (55.9% to 44.1%). Also running unopposed were Republican Darrell Gene Poling for city council at-large (2,153 votes/100%); city council District 2 Republican Vietta J. McKenzie (747/100%); city council District 3 Republican Jamie Douglas Cain (405/100%); and city council District 4 Republican Rick Emsweller (472/100%). There were 500 “straight ticket” Republican ballots cast compared to 127 for the Democrats. For follow-up stories with reactions from the candidates see Thursday’s Daily News.