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Judy Dodge and Debbie Lieberman To Stay On Montgomery County Commission

In the Montgomery County Commissioner’s race, two open seats pitted four challengers against each other.

Vying for one seat was Democratic incumbent Judy Dodge, a commissioner since 2006. Before that, she spent six years as county recorder. Her opponent was Republican candidate Bob Matthews who serves as vice-president of the Miami Township Board of Trustees in Montgomery County.

Results place Dodge ahead of Matthews in that race 61% to 39%

The second open seat pitted incumbent Commissioner Debbie Liberman against Republican Gary Leitzell. Liberman is finishing her third term as commissioner, Leitzell served two years as Dayton Mayor before losing to Mayor Nan Whaley in  2013.

Lieberman is ahead of Leitzell, 60% to 40%.

Jerry Kenney was introduced to WYSO by a friend and within a year of first tuning in became an avid listener and supporter. He began volunteering at the station in 1991 and began hosting Alpha Rhythms in February of 1992. Jerry joined the WYSO staff in 2007 as a host of All Things Considered and soon transitioned into hosting Morning Edition. In addition to now hosting All Things Considered, Jerry is the host and producer of WYSO Weekend, WYSO's weekly news and arts magazine. He has also produced several radio dramas for WYSO in collaboration with local theater companies. Jerry has won several Ohio AP awards as well as an award from PRINDI for his work with the WYSO news department. Jerry says that the best part of his job is being able to talk to people in the community and share their experiences with WYSO listeners.