Gogebic County canvassing results determine write-in win


November 12, 2020

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

The Gogebic County Canvassing Board certifies the general election results Tuesday at the county courthouse in Bessemer. The canvassers, seated at the table from left are Connie Pricco, Bessemer; Liz Sweeney, Ironwood; Gerry Pelissero, clerk of court and register of deeds for Gogebic County, and Joy Pelissero, Ironwood. Donna Frello, an alternate canvasser from Bessemer is not pictured. Seated behind the group are Bonnie Mansfield and Denise Fauntleroy, both of Watersmeet, who are canvassing observers from the Gogebic County Democratic Party.


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BESSEMER - A declared write-in candidate won a trustee seat in Bessemer Township following the Gogebic County Board of Canvassing certification of the general election results on Tuesday.

There were two trustee seats on the ballot in the township, and while incumbent Beverly Ikola retained hers without opposition, there was no second candidate. The canvassers awarded 30 write-in ballots to Sue Roberts, who was a declared write-in candidate for trustee. 

"There is a township trustee race where there was a vote for two and there was one person o...

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