Prairie Township voters kept one incumbent and elected a newcomer to the two available seats on the township board of trustees Nov. 7.

With 97 percent of precincts reporting, unofficial results from the Franklin County Board of Elections had incumbent Steve Kennedy leading with 1,269 votes (29 percent), followed by Cathy Schmelzer with 1,088 votes (25 percent).

Mike McKay came in third with 873 votes (20 percent), with incumbent Ronald D. Ball getting 750 votes (17 percent) and James Beardsley received 323 votes (8 percent.)

--Sandy Wallace