Cass County local election results

CASS COUNTY — Listed below are the unofficial election results from Cass County’s contested 2020 General election races. Names marked with a * won their race.

School board elections, along with state-wide and national races, will be posted separately.


Cass County Drain Commissioner:

  • Jeff VanBelle, 16,253 votes*
  • Tony Catanzarite, 8,438 votes


Cass County Commissioner, District 1:

  • Ryan Layline, 2,338 votes*
  • Julie Dye, 1,142 votes


Cass County Commissioner, District 2:

  • Dixie Ann File, 2,362 votes*
  • Ron McAdam, 869 votes


Cass County Commissioner, District 5:

  • Robert Benjamin, 2,606 votes*
  • Dean Hill, 1,186 votes*


Cass County Commissioner, District 6:

  • Michael Grice, 2,196 votes*
  • Michael Dimino, 1,181 votes


Cass County Commissioner, District 7:

  • Jeremiah Jones, 1,650 votes*
  • Ron Reeves, 1,510 votes


Calvin Township Trustee (two open seats):

  • Keith Carter, 623 votes*
  • Rebecca Mitchell, 388 votes*
  • Timothy Williams, 240 votes


LaGrange Township Trustee (two open seats):

  • Paul File, 803 votes*
  • John Juroff, 776 votes*
  • Priscilla Gatties, 668 votes


Marcellus Township Supervisor:

  • Edwards Koshar, 842 votes*
  • Ronald Kish, 342 votes


Marcellus Township Trustee (two open seats):

  • Matthew Schick, 756 votes*
  • Donald Hess Jr., 663 votes*
  • Sarah Porath, 488 votes
  • Cheyenne Wilmers, 315 votes


Ontwa Township Trustee (four open seats):

  • Jeff Kozinski, 2,216 votes*
  • Meryl Christensen, 2,186 votes*
  • Dawn Bolock, 2,164 votes*
  • Dan Stutsman, 2,020 votes*
  • Victor Gutierrez-Schultz, 1,046 votes
  • Karen Crelling, 1,003 votes


Silver Creek Township Supervisor:

  • Bill Saunders, 1,152 votes*
  • Larry Seurynck, 375 votes


Volinia Township Supervisor:

  • Lawrence Davis, 327 votes*
  • Chris Brooks, 102 votes
  • Alex Williams, 95 votes
  • Jeff Conklinn, 50 votes


Village of Cassopolis Trustee, four-year term (three open seats):

  • Kimberle Danzy Yeager, 315 votes*
  • Stefon Luckey, 271 votes*
  • Frank Williams, 270 votes*
  • Eugene Wagner, 171 votes
  • Jim Bronke, 113 votes


Village of Marcellus President:

  • Christine Sziede, 221 votes*
  • Ronald Welburn, 171 votes


Village of Marcellus Trustee (two open seats):

  • Tony Breseman, 247 votes*
  • Ryan Jackson, 210 votes*
  • James Thomas, Sr., 147 votes
  • Muriel Oswalt, 146 votes
  • Michael Nelson, 129 votes



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Cass County

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Berrien County

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Berrien County

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Berrien County

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Cass County

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