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Stokes, Kreeger, Housh Secure Seats on Yellow Springs Village Council, Conine Elected Mayor

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David Fischer
Glen Helen

Kevin Stokes, incumbent Brian Housh, and Lisa Kreeger all earned seats on the Yellow Springs Village Council. Six candidates were vying for the three open seats.


Candidates business owner Chrissy Cruz, business ownerDavid Turner and Wright State professor Taki Manolakos all failed to secure seats.  


The race sparked a debate about ways to attract more businesses to Yellow Springs. Police reform and  village affordability were also among the top issues.

Retired Teacher Pam Conine has been elected mayor of Yellow Springs.

Conine bested attorney Laura Curless, retired Wright-Patt employee Gerald Simms, and pharmacist Catherine Price.

The Yellow Springs Mayor is primarily responsible for the administration of the mayor’s court.