In Sumpter Township, all the Democratic candidates for township office are unopposed on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot.
In Van Buren Township, there is a Republican running against the four Democrats for four trustee seats, but that is the only opposition on the ballot.
Running for trustee are Republican Ann Frances Fioretto and Democrats Phillip C. Hart, incumbent; Jeffrey L. Jahr, incumbent; Brenda McClanahan; and Reggie Miller.
Although Democrat Linda H. Combs is unopposed on the ballot for the position of supervisor, Larry Fix has launched a write-in campaign to oppose her.
Fix ran as a Democrat in the August primary and came in with 450 votes for supervisor, with Combs getting more than twice as many votes. This is the fifth time Fix has run for VBT supervisor.
On the ballot in VBT, in addition to Linda Combs for supervisor and the five for four trustee positions, are incumbent Clerk Leon Wright and incumbent Treasurer Sharry Budd.
On the ballot in Sumpter are: Supervisor Johnny Vawters, Clerk Clarence Hoffman, Treasurer John Morgan, and Trustees Alan Bates, Bill Hamm, Peggy Morgan, and Don Swinson.
All are incumbents but Swinson, who has joined the team to fill the place of Trustee Linda Kennedy who became ill last year and hasn’t attended a township board meeting in a year and a half.