Last Wednesday night, the Grafton Township Republican Central Committee voted to hold a primary election next February to select candidates who will represent the part in April, according to Township Republican Chairman Jeff Thorsen.
Not many people vote in a primary election for township office, but there is more participation than there would be in a party caucus.
Algonquin and Nunda Townships’ Republican Parties have also opted for primary elections.
Here’s what the Grafton Township Republican Party Primary Election turnout looked like in February of 2013:
And, here are the results for Supervisor:
Here are the results for Assessor:
In the April, 2013, General Election Republican Pam Fender was defeated by Jim Kearns.