Updated at 12:39 a.m.
It was a good night for incumbents and a bad night for levies in Avon.
One-hundred percent of the votes in Avon are in.
In the elections for , he at-large race had challenger and incumbents , and competing for the three open spots. Zegarac was the top vote-getter with 3,792 votes (29.43 percent), followed by Witherspoon (3,704 votes), Pelfrey (3,551) and Yonchak (1,838)
The Ward 1 race saw incumbent Bryan Jensen defeated challengers , and . With 100 percent of the vote in, Jensen finished with 864 votes, 45.16 percent of the votes.
Incumbent defeated challenger in Ward 4 by a wide margin, 1,056-474. Harrison entered the race in August after of the in July. The district announced at the time that she was relocating to Oklahoma.
in Ward 2 and in Ward 3 ran unopposed in their elections.
, who was appointed to Avon Local Schools in August, defeated challenger in the race for the seat.
Mahoney won with 3,530 votes, 63 percent of the vote.
Mahoney was to fill the open spot after board president Susan Harrison. Mahoney is a former president of Avon Early Childhood PTA.
Incumbent board members , who has been acting president since Harrison's resignation, and won their unchallenged races.
, a charter amendment regulating residential lot sizes in future subdivisions, won easily.
Issue 8, the levy to build a new Avon Middle School, and , the levy for Lorain County Joint Vocational Services, were defeated. The proposed also lost.
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Avon City Council
At-LargeCandidate Votes Percentage of votes Clinton S. Pelfrey 3,551 27.56 Craig Witherspoon 3,704 28.75 Mark Yonchak 1,838 14.26 Dan Zegarac 3,792 29.43
Ward 1Candidate Votes Percentage of votes Steven M. Balmert 189 9.87 Bob Butkowski 513 26.80 Dennis Ginley 347 18.13 Bryan K. Jensen 865 45.19
Ward 2Candidate Votes Percentage of votes Dennis McBride 1,029 100
Ward 3Candidate Votes Percentage of votes Kevin M. Ward 948 100
Ward 4Candidate Votes Percentage of votes Susan Harrison 474 30.98 Daniel C. Urban 1,056 69.02
Avon Local Schools Board of Education
Board Member (Elect 2)Candidate Votes Percentage of votes Art Goforth 2,851 42.25 Kevin Romachok 3,897 57.75
Board Member (Filling unexpired term, elect 1)Candidate Votes Percentage of votes Heather R. Mahoney 3,530 63.00 Dr. Jeffrey Oberg
Avon Lake Muncipal Court
JudgeCandidate Votes Percentage of votes Darrel Bilancini
Issue 8 ($32 million levy to build a new Avon Middle School)
Votes Percentage of votes Yes 3,726 48.84 No 3,903
Issue 15 (JVS Replace and Increase Levy)
Votes Percentage of votes Yes 33,783 44.12 No
Issue 22 (Lorain County Sales Tax Increase)
Votes Percentage of votes Yes 29,585 32.46 No 61,567 67.54
Issue 23 (Charter amendment mandating minimum lot size for future single-family residential subdivided lots)
Votes Percentage of votes Yes 5,404 76.71 No 1,641 23.29