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Burke Thomas - Candidate for County Council

Burke Thomas is a familiar face to most of you. Burke has been an active member of our community for many years, and the Democrats of Union County are proud to ask for your vote to elect Burke Thomas to the Union County Council

Family, Community, Strong principles

Burke and his wife Marcia have 3 children and one grandchild. Burke says that the strength of family, friendship and loyalty are foundational in his life. In addition, he places a high value on the will to compete and win. These attributes have led him to be active in Union County Sports and a become a leader in our community.


In addition to being a farmer and an auctioneer, Burke previously served in the National Guard. He currently serves as president of the Brookville Waste District, a post he has held since 1991.

Personal Statement

As a Council member, I intend to to emphasize communication with department heads and other council members. Council holds the purse-strings for the county and this is a sacred trust. My goal is to participate with other Council members to create an efficient budget that uses the taxpayer's money wisely.