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The Village of Akron held its biennial election yesterday, March 15, 2005 to elect two Village Trustees and a Police Justice. There were five candidates who were seeking the two Village Trustee seats and one candidate seeking the Police Justice seat.
Incumbent Trustee E. Peter Forrestel, II was re-elected to his third term as Trustee and newcomer William P. Kaufman was elected to the other Trustee position. Trustee Charles P. Yaeger, after 8 years on the Village Board did not seek re-election. Police Justice Dennis R. Freeman ran unopposed and was re-elected.
The voting results are as follows:
|Village Trustee||Police Justice|
|E. Peter Forrestel, II||295 Votes||Dennis R. Freeman||438 Votes|
|William P. Kaufman||221 Votes|
|Gregory A. Brown||212 Votes|
|Cynthia L. Schilling||143 Votes|
|Erik M. Polkowski||137 Votes|
A total of 542 voters of the 2,021 registered voters in the Village of Akron (26.82%) turned out to cast ballots in the election.
The newly elected officials will be sworn into office at 12:00 o’clock noon on Monday, April 4, 2005.