At the turn of the century, Republicans dominated the township boards in 8 of the 9 townships, i.e. all the townships except Center Township. Now the story is that the Democrats dominate all the townships with the exception of the three southernmost, Decatur, Perry and Franklin.
This year, the number of township board seats changed from 7 to 5. That didn't help Republican prospects any, however . While the Democrats lost a seat in Pike, the party increased its domination in Washington, Warren and Lawrence Township. Below are the results: