2012 election: Michael Puhr, Vermilion County Board District 6

2012 election: Michael Puhr, Vermilion County Board District 6

Michael Puhr

Democrat

Age: 57

Home: Danville

Occupation: Retired, 38 years at Sunset Memorial Park

Previous political experience: Alderman, Ward 5, Danville, since 2001.

Issues: Wants assurances a sale of Vermilion Manor Nursing Home wouldn't negatively affect the high percentage of Medicaid residents; has concerns about projected costs of merging portions of city and county animal regulation; believes the county has been responsible with the taxpayer's money, but has concerns with deficit spending.