(CENTREVILLE) – There was only one contested race among the five St. Joseph County Commission seats.
In the race for the Republican nomination for Commission District #1, incumbent Allen Balog defeated challenger Delmar Martin 647-340 or 65.2 % to 34.2%.
All of the other incumbents, Donald Eaton in District #2, Rick Shaffer in District #3, Robin Baker in District #4 and John Dobberteen in District #5 ran unopposed.
Shaffer will face a challenge in the November General Election. Tim Carls won the Democratic nomination for District #3, running unopposed. No other Democratic candidates ran to challenge the incumbent Commissioners.