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Voters Re-Elect Pat Kelly Dexter Township Supervisor

Libby Brushaber defeats Dana Bullen for the township treasurer position.

With 100 percent of its precincts reporting, voters in Dexter Township have re-elected incumbent Supervisor Pat Kelly to another four-year term.

Kelly defeated Republican Jim Drolett, 1,818 to 1,737, according to unofficial results provided by the township.

"I want to thank all the people who supported me," Kelly said Tuesday night. "I look forward to finishing up the public safety agenda and taking a long hard look at the roads in our communities to figure out a solution."

Drolett declined to comment on the election, but said he would like to thank his supporters in the township.

Republican Libby Brushaber defeated Democrat Dana Bullen 1,817 votes to Bullen's 1,633 in the township treasurer race.

"I would like to thank the voters of Dexter Township who supported my candidacy," Brushaber said. "I will do the best I can in my role as treasurer."

Township Clerk Harley Rider ran unopposed in the general election, securing 2,474 votes.

Trustee incumbents Carl Lesser (1,802 votes) and Jason Maciejewski (1,647) retained their seats on the board. Newcomers Anne Sullivan Buchholz (1,631) and Mike Howard (1,632) also will join the board as trustees in November.

According to Rider, roughly 77.64 percent of registered voters cast 3,837 ballots in the 2012 election. Of those 1,103 were absentee.

Editor's note: To view a complete list of local election results for Dexter, visit http://patch.com/A-zjzq.

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