Last Updated on November 4, 2020 by Michelle Dials

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Here are a few things we thought you might want to know for Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020:

Republicans carried most of the races in Cass County in the 2020 Election.

Republican Ruth Baker won the race for Cass County Commissioner District 1 with 9,214 votes to 5,636 votes for Democrat Kenny Reese.

Republican Mike Stajduhar won the race for Cass County Commissioner District 2 with 9,604 votes to 5,266 for Democrat Vicki Byrd.

In the race between six candidates for three seats at large seats on the Cass County Council, those elected were Republican Dean Davenport with 7792 votes, Republican incumbent Bruce Ide with 6,144 votes, and Republican incumbent Tracy Williamson with 5,844 votes. Independent candidate J. Bryon Stephens received 5,589 votes, Independent Malcolm Jarrell had 4,204 votes and Democrat Emily Sawyer received 3,982 votes.

In the race for Cass County Coroner, Republican George Franklin Jr. received 8,474 votes and Democrat Angie Zeck received 6,574.

For county surveyor, Republican incumbent Josh LeDonne received 9,954 votes to 4,898 for Democrat Andrew Vinson.

There was a contested race for Lewis Cass School Board District 2. Rick Lee received 1,799 votes, with 892 for Marvin Jones and 726 for Adam Perrone.

Three county races were uncontested. Republican incumbent Cheryl Alcorn for county auditor, Republican Cindy Howard for county treasurer and Republican Destry Richey for county clerk. Each received more than 12,000 votes.

Republicans also won all statewide races in Cass County.

Voter turnout was 67.72%, which is slightly higher than the 66.4% turnout four years ago. 15,296 people voted in Cass County.

You can find the full list of unofficial vote totals here.


Logansport High School seniors and families can attend a workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 4, to learn more about financial aid options for students pursuing college. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 4, at Logansport High School. Families should bring tax and income documents of both the parents and students. Find more info here.


The Indiana Department of Health announced Tuesday that 2,951 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings the number of Indiana residents known to have had the novel coronavirus to date to 188,066.

A total of 4,199 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 50 from the previous day.

Locally, numbers reported for the day included 8 new cases in Cass County.

Find more info here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Some of the other upcoming events you’ll find listed on CassCountyCalendar.com include

11/6: Virtual Open Interview Day at Four County

11/7: Annual Holiday Sip N Shop at Life Gate Church

11/7: Prescription Drug Take Back Event at Logansport High School

11/9: Turkey Trot Registration Deadline

11/11: Cass County Veterans Day Parade

11/14: Cass County Extension Homemakers Holiday and Craft Fair

11/21: The Magic Hat Mystery at Black Dog Coffee

You can find more local information on CassCountyOnline.com and more local events at CassCountyCalendar.com.