Osterhus, Searing, Kramer and Hanna win in Linwood; Parker and Budde defeated
One town board supervisor was re-elected and two were defeated in the Linwood election on Nov. 6.
Incumbent Philip Osterhus narrowly defeated Jeffrey Schipper in the race for Seat B on the board. The votes were 1,210 for Osterhus versus 1,173 for Schipper, or 50.63% to 49.08%. Write-in names took 7 votes.
Challenger Carol Searing defeated incumbent Mike Parker for Seat C. Searing received 1,303 votes, compared to 1,133 for Parker. There were 4 write-in votes.
For Seat E there were three candidates. Edward Kramer defeated incumbent Michael Budde and Mark Olson. Kramer got 1,147 votes, Budde 759, and Olson 583. There were 3 write-in votes.
The other race was for city clerk. Incumbent Judith Hanna barely defeated challenger Sandra Mishler, with 1,347 votes compared to 1,313, with two write-ins. The percentages were 50.60 for Hanna and 49.32 for Mishler.