WatabTownship Board of Canvass Minutes

March 15, 2006



The Watab Township Board met as the Board of Canvass on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 9:00am at the Watab Town Hall. Board members present were Chair Lloyd Erdmann, Supervisor Craig Gondeck, Treasurer Eileen Saldana and Clerk Pat Spence.


The ballots were recounted for the Ballot Question of whether to adopt the five-member board of supervisors option. The question failed with 76 opposed and 32 in favor; this was the same as reported by the election judges.


The ballots were then recounted for the supervisor position for a three-year term. The election judges reported 73 votes for Lloyd Erdmann. The Board of Canvass found 66 votes for him.


The ballots were recounted for the clerk’s position for a two-year term. The election judges reported 80 votes for Pat Spence. The Board of Canvass also counted 80 votes.


The election judges reported a total of 20 write-in votes; the Board of Canvass found 27 write-in votes.


One person registered to vote on election day; there were 103 voters who signed the polling place roster, and there were 5 accepted absentee ballots for a total of 109 voters.


The Board of Canvass adjourned at 9:50am on motion by Supervisor Gondeck and second by Supervisor Erdmann.


                                                Respectfully submitted by Clerk Pat Spence