Homer Township reveals GOP primary outcome
With leads of several hundred votes each in Tuesday's Homer Township Republican primary, Pam Meyers won the race for supervisor, Linsey Sowa won the slot of township clerk and Mike DeVivo scooped the position of highway commissioner.
Additionally, four aspiring trustees all attained enough votes to move forward: John Kruczek, Edward Kalas, Tom Fijan and George Offord.
According to the Will County clerk’s website, primary results indicate that Meyers attained her spot by a lead of 281 votes — garnering a total of 829 to beat Vicki Bozen, who received 548.
Sowa won by a similar margin, exceeding Cindy Kedzierski’s take by a lead of 255—achieving 809 votes compared to Kedzierski’s 554 votes.
Presumptive highway commissioner DeVivo won 797 votes, while his opponent, Bob LePretre, reached a total of 576 votes — a 221-vote spread.
The Herald-News disclosed that for the position of township trustee, Kruczek, Kalas, Fijan and Offord pocketed 800, 762, 712 and 664 votes, respectively. Four other contenders who failed to achieve sufficient numbers to qualify included Ann Crane, Debra Poczatko, Brent Porfilio and Amber Morrison.
According to the Herald-News, figures are still considered preliminary at this point, with results expected to become official March 15.