Persin Beats Moore for Tippecanoe Co. Superior Court V

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – The race for Superior Court V Judge was a close one, but in the end Sean Persin wins the primary.

Persin took home 53 percent of the votes, with a count of 5,794 beating out Dan Moore, who received 46 percent with 5,057 votes.

Moore and Persin met up and congratulated one another after the final vote count came through. Persin said he knew he was up against a tough and respected opponent. Persin said he’s honored the community chose him.

“Honored to serve as a magistrate in my current position and, if elected in November, thrilled to have the opportunity to make an important difference in the lives of a lot of people,” said Persin. “So, very honored. Very humbled.”

There are no democratic candidates currently slated to run in this race, but those who wish to file have until June 30.

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