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Posted by Randy on 2014/4/9 4:07:58 (584 reads) News by the same author

It was a light turnout for yesterdays’ election in Grundy County. Just 14 percent of the registered voters cast ballots in the annual spring election.
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The Trenton R-9 board of education will have two new members joining an incumbent. Three Trenton city councilmen were re-elected. And the Grundy County use tax issue lost by a narrow margin.

There were four candidates for three seats on the Trenton school board.

Incumbent Kevin Bailey received 434 votes. Joining him on the board will be Brandon Gibler with 406 votes and Doug Franklin with 386. Incumbent David Whitaker was fourth with 369 votes. Chuck Elliott defeats Wally Smith for third ward city councilman 73 to 58. Besides Elliott, re-elected to the council were Kenneth Ewing and Larry Huffstutter in 2nd and 4th wards. Declared write in Allan Quilty wins 1st ward city councilman. Each of those three was unopposed.

The county-wide use tax issue lost with 49 percent in favor and 51 percent against. The raw vote count was 415 in favor and 434 against. One year ago, the county use tax question received 43 percent support so it was closer this time.

Laredo school patrons approved continuing the additional tax levy with 80 percent approval (107 to 27). The Spickard road district levy passed 16 to 8.

Among races, elected Mayor at Laredo was Carol Holloway over Rebecca Burns
41 to 11. Selected to Laredo board of aldermen were Helen Golden and Cassidy

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