first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare HATFIELD PULLS OFF MAJOR UPSET IN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RACEDemocrat Jeff Hatfield took on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Mayor of Evansville, seemly every elected Republican official in Vanderburgh County to pull one of the biggest political upsets in years.Because of this almost impossible political achievement, the Vanderburgh County’s Democratic Party will soon hold two of the three of the County Commissioners positions.Mr. Hatfield defeated Mike Duckworth by only 219 votes. Mr. Hatfield received 50.19 percent of the votes cast in yesterdays election.Mr. Hatfield put together an impressive campaign committee. He good people and communications skills proved to a big plus during his campaign. His finance committee did an amazing job in raising twice more money than his opponent in the campaign. His door-to-door campaign was very very effective in generating additional interest in his campaign.Bottom line, the message that he is very conservative and coupled with the fact he a  successful businessman resonated with the voters.Mr. Hatfield promised that he will govern in a non-partisan manner while using his good business skills and conservative values.last_img

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