Tuesday’s election brings new office-holders to Vermilion County. A new coroner and a new auditor will be seated. Jane McFadden, who will be retiring as Commander of the Danville Police Investigation Division, defeated Steve Cornett to win the Coroner’s position. McFadden will succeed Coroner Peggy Johnson, who did not seek re-election.
Long-time County Auditor Linda Lucas-Anstey was defeated by Republican Bill Wright.
Others winning county offices running without opposition include Circuit Clerk Dennis Gardner, Recorder of Deeds Dave Stone, and State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy.