Area Election Results From Tuesday

Date 2014/4/9 3:50:00 | Topic: News

Emerging from a field of nine candidates to win seats on Princeton R-5 board of education were Karla Meinke, Larry Pollard, and Rick Ellsworth.
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Janet Martin defeated Louis Collobert for the Mercer county ambulance district board.

Voters at Mercer approved a city sales tax with almost 80 percent approval (51 to 13)

At Milan, Andy Herington was elected Mayor over Danah Fowler 184 to 135.

Emerging from a group of six candidates to win seats on the Milan C-2 board of
education were Bobby McCully, Marty Herington, and Dennis Weaver.

The Sullivan county sales tax issue passed with 75 percent approval (777 to 258)

Newtown voters approved the tax levy issue 18 to 5.

Selected to the board of education at Putnam County R-1 of Unionville were Bradley Ream, James Brummitt, and Howard Luscan. Elected aldermen in Unionville were Nancy Jones and Carl Burns. Jeff Pauley wins a position on the Putnam county
ambulance district board.

Winning a three way race for Mayor at Bethany was Patrick Miller. Taking the aldermen positions were Lance Johns and Randy Mann. Elected to South Harrison R-2
Board of Education were Jack McCall, Caleb Guernsey, and Nick Fitzgerald.

Patrons of the South Harrison school district defeated a levy proposal with 59 percent
against it.

Patrons in Marceline's district (Linn and Chariton counties) easily approved a proposition to finance school improvements with 83 percent approval (505 to 100).

Elected to the Linn County R-1 of Purdin board of education were Rachel Neal, Chad Gooch, and Brenda Search. With nearly 85 percent support, (1075 to 195) Linn county voters agreed to continue the half cent sales tax. There was 72 percentapproval (237 to 93) for continuing the Brookfield one quarter of a percent city sales tax.

Winning seats on the Chillicothe R-2 board of education were Incumbents Michael Leamer and Jason Bone as well as Pat Jones.

In Daviess County, Gallatin voters gave 55 percent approval to a half cent city sales tax (105 to 84). Winston approved continuing a 30 cent levy for streets 47 to 11.

Jameson approved continuing a 20 cent levy for general purposes 30 to 6.

Emerging from a field of ten candidates for the North Daviess County Board of education were Jason Lewis, Natalie May, and Kerri Baker-Smith for three year terms and Amy McMahon and Paul Caven for one year unexpired terms.

Chosen for the Hamilton board of education were Marcy Swindler, Andy Finch, and Darrin Kipp. Hamilton voters defeat the city use tax proposal with just 43 percent support, 75 no 101.

For Jamesport Tri County school district, overall results from Daviess, Grundy, and Livingston counties show for the board of education race, Jeremy Turner (92),Megan Dewitt (89), and Aaron Lewis (56) with Rich Neeley one vote behind (55).

Cameron patrons, from four counties of the district, give 77 percent support to a construction issue (yes: 880 no: 266)



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