Incumbent leads controller race

May 16, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County Controller Carol Fix Diller was leading in Tuesday's Republican primary against challenger Larry E. Funk, according to incomplete and unofficial results from the County Election Board.

Diller, 53, of 3458 Edenville Road in Chambersburg, is running for a fifth four-year term. With 54 of 74 precincts reporting, she received 55 percent of the votes to 45 percent for Funk, 55, of 6021 Hager Road in Greencastle, Pa.

Funk is a math and science instructor at Hagerstown Business College. Diller has been with the Controller's Office for 30 years as a deputy and controller.

No Democrats filed to run in the primary. The controller's salary is $57,401 this year.

Franklin County Controller


Larry E. Funk - 3,577 votes

Carol Fix Diller - 4,358 votes

54 of 74 precincts reporting

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