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Boncher and O’Hara to face off for judge seat

Boncher and O’Hara to face off for judge seat
Jeffery O’Hara

Jeffery O’Hara

Brent Boncher

Brent Boncher

Other election results


It was a crowded race vying for the seat of retiring 63rd District Court Judge Steven Servaas, but Tuesday’s primary narrowed it down from six to two.

Brent Boncher, a Courtland Township trustee and member of the law firm Schenk, Boncher and Rypma, led the voting with 4,647 votes (27 percent).  Jeffery O’Hara, of Rockford, a criminal defense lawyer, came in second with 4,064 votes (24 percent). Those two will face off on the ballot in November.

Coming in third was Andrea Crumback with 18 percent; then Rock Wood with 14 percent; Jody Jernigan with 9 percent; and Charles Boekeloo with 9 percent.


U.S. House of Representatives District 3: Incumbent Justin Amash won over contender Brian Ellis 57 percent to 43 percent. In November, Amash will face Democrat Bob Goodrich, of Goodrich Theaters.

State Senator 28th District: Peter MacGregor, of Cannon Township, beat out Kevin Green, of Cedar Springs, 68 percent to 32 percent. MacGregor will face Democrat Deb Havens, of Plainfield Township, on the November ballot.

State representative 73rd District: Seven Republicans threw their hat in the ring for the 73rd District. Leader of the pack was Chris Afendoulis, of Grand Rapids Township, with 36 percent of the vote. Following was Robert Regan with 21 percent; Frank Pfaff with 20 percent; John Decker with 11 percent; Tom Norton with 7 percent; Brady Middletown with 3 percent; and Brian Downs with 1 percent. Afendoulis will face Democrat Mary Polonowski, of Rockford in November.

See proposal results here.

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