Lammers tops Jerwers for Putnam County commissioner primary


OTTAWA - Voters tossed incumbent Putnam County Commissioner Travis Jerwers during Tuesday's primary election, choosing Michael Lammers instead. Lammers picked up 55.77 percent of the votes, 5469 to 4337, to oust Jerwers, a two-term commissioner. Lammers will face Tony Wobler, the Democratic candidate for the seat, in the November election. In the other commissioner race, incumbent Vincent Schroeder easily held off a challenge by Carl Gerten, getting 58.07 percent of the votes. Read more about this story in Tuesday's The Lima News. Click here to see the updated version of the story.