A Tale of Three Districts ~ Delaware County, Indiana

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New Districts 2012

Imagine leaving the country on an economic junket to Germany.  When you left you were Delaware County Commissioner for District 1.  When you return you find your district is gone.

There was no catastrophic event, no nuclear incident, nothing like that.  Instead, it was  Commissioner Todd Donati’s Sharpie which drew the lines that eliminated Commissioner Don Dunnuck’s district.  

No biggie for Dunnuck. He has indicated he won’t run for commissioner in 2012.  Mr. Dunnuck has his eyes on a county judge seat.

Which brings up another question.

 Why would Don Dunnuck be chosen to seek out economic development when his goal is to be a Delaware County judge?   I will never understand how Delaware County operates, thinks or works.  It’s foreign to me. (Pardon the pun.)

But, I digress.

In case you may be wondering where  District 1 went, have no fear.   It’s still there.   Now,  Dunnuck’s kingdom is Larry Bledsoe’s.  Go figure.

The new and improved District 1, which includes Daleville, is as far away from Dunnuck’s residence as you can get.  What Democrat county council member lives in the new district? 

Hmmm….Intrigue and suspense right here in Delaware County.  Who would have thunk it?

District 2, which is Todd Donati’s district hasn’t changed all that much. 

Mr. Donati who revealed he wants a second term ended the speculation with this confirmation “at this point in time”   In other words, he needs four more years to continue his reign of spending.  Donati in the county and Tyler in the city.  It just doesn’t get any better than this, folks.

Larry Bledsoe, District 3, was “suspiciously” left out of the redistricting planning..  He may have put a chink in the new districts and we couldn’t have that, could we?  What do you expect from a man who was against the County Plaza building project ($700,000.00+), closing the county building on Fridays and had the audacity to call the Delaware County Building “The people’s building”.

Mr. Dunnuck has a lot on his plate.  He doesn’t have a district and the Democrat party chair announced his sister will be running for District 2 judge, same seat Dunnuck wants.

That’s about it for a Saturday night in Delaware County, Indiana.  So, I will leave you to ponder this quote from the Star Press:

“You take from one and give to another and it affects everything,” Quirk said. “We’ll see how everything shakes out here shortly.” Mike Quirk, Democrat chairperson SP 12-10-11.

WALKER/ROYSDON REPORT: Dunnuck no longer has district of his own

Redistrict Map 2012


2 thoughts on “A Tale of Three Districts ~ Delaware County, Indiana

    Hallie Pena said:
    December 10, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    Another good one, Frannie!


    Godzilla said:
    December 11, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    The citizens have elected a great number of dumbocraps. Were I the firm in Germany listening to anything Mr. D had “promised” I wonder how credible he was if I learned how quickly he had been dumped. I suppose the same thing goes for anything the successful Mayor had going in the pipeline.
    Too, how many folks are going to wish to locate here with dumbocrap wanting to LOIT them? That is, skim off profits for dubious “projects”?


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