Marquette County Commission District 2 seat voted on

Joe Derocha, Marquette County Board

MARQUETTE — Incumbent Joe Deroche will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot for a two year term in the District 2 seat on the Marquette County Board of Commissioners.

Deroche garnered 1,436 votes, while his challenger Sterling Schultz received 751 votes. One write-in vote was also cast.

According to the county website, the Marquette County Board of Commissioners is the policy-making body with other groups carrying out county policies and/or advising the commissioners while they are in the process of making policy.

District 2 consists of Negaunee Township, Ishpeming Township, Champion Township, Michigamme Township Republic Township, Humboldt Township and Ely Township.

County commissioners are elected to a two-year term.


Election results remain unofficial until the Marquette County Board of Canvassers verifies them at a 1 p.m. meeting today.

Lisa Bowers can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 242. Her email address is lbowers@miningjournal.net.


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