Madore wins re-election as Richfield Twp. supervisor

Voters decide on new treasurer, new trustee

RICHFIELD TWP. — Joe Madore won his fourth term as supervisor in the Nov. 3 election, defeating challenger Tim Candela 2,642-2592.

After 12 years as supervisor, Madore, 56, said his plans are to continue using his education and experience to lead the township, as well as his leadership to his fellow board members.

Further, Madore said he will continue to support the community’s police and firefighters.

“I … will ensure that they have the funding, tools and training they need to serve the residents of Richfield Township,” said Madore. “With my experience as a Michigan Certified Assessing Officer, I will continue to oversee our assessing department to ensure that properties in our community are assessed accurately and fairly.”

He is married to wife, Debi, and he has two sons, Kyle and Christian.

Voters also selected a new treasurer after the retirement of outgoing treasurer Debbie Buterakos.

Republican Matt Morris defeated Kim Dowrie for the position by a vote of 2,689-2,358.

In the race for two trustee positions, incumbent Keith Pyles was re-elected, while Gerald Master was not.

Also elected was Republican challenger Sherry Marden. Marden received 2,563 votes, while Pyles received 2,381 votes, Scott Natzke had 2,356 votes and Masters with 2,349 votes.