Two Recount Requests Filed in Starke County Clerk’s Office


Request for a recount in two races in the General Election have been filed in the Starke County Clerk’s office.

Clerk Evelyn Skronski told WKVI News that a recount has been requested in the County Council District 4 race between Republican Don White and Democrat Pamela Stalbaum. Stalbaum had received 707 votes and White had 705 votes. The second request has been filed in the race for Railroad Township Trustee. Republican Mandy Thompson won the seat by three votes over Democrat Roger Chaffins, Sr.

Only one more race was decided by a narrow margin in Starke County. Christopher Lawrence won the Oregon-Davis School Board District 1 race by three votes over Annette M. Ferch.

The deadline to file a request into the clerk’s office is at 11:59 a.m. today.