The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Election 2012

November 6, 2012

BALLOT: Jasper County

With 47 of 47 precincts reporting, complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s balloting are as follows:

PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT

Obama-Biden (D)    12,808

Romney-Ryan (R)    31,345

Johnson-Gray (L)    919

Goode-Clymer (C)    141

U.S. SENATE

Claire McCaskill (D)    17,484

Todd Akin (R)    24,559

Jonathan Dine (L)    2,713

GOVERNOR

Jay Nixon (D)    19,455

Dave Spence (R)    24,215

Jim Higgins (L)    1,356

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Susan Montee (D)    11,765

Peter Kinder (R)    30,068

Matthew Copple (L)    1,560

Cynthia Davis (C)    863

SECRETARY OF STATE

Jason Kander (D)    12,561

Shane Schoeller (R)    29,392

Cisse Spragins, (L)    1,502

Justin Harter (C)    461

STATE TREASURER

Clint Zweifel (D)   12,264

Cole McNary (R)    29,148

Sean O’Toole (L)    2,228

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Chris Koster (D)    16,935

Ed Martin (R)    24,978

Dave Browning (L)    2,075

U.S. HOUSE

7th District

Jim Evans (D)    12,138

Billy Long (R)    30,141

Kevin Craig (L)    1,912

COUNTY SHERIFF

Randee Kaiser (R)    35,549

John Karriman (L)    6,699



SARCOXIE QUESTIONS

$4 million water-sewer bond issue

Yes    335

No    140

Half-cent capital projects sales tax

Yes    258

No    212

 



STATE QUESTIONS

Amendment No. 3

Selection of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals judges.

Yes    14,223

No    27,819

Proposition A

Police force control

Yes    29,842

No    11,759

Proposition B

Tobacco tax hike

Yes    15,886

No    28,119

Proposition E

Prohibition of health insurance exhanges.

Yes    29,390

No    12,554

JUDICIAL RETENTION

State Supreme Court

George W. Draper III

Yes    28,556

No    10,009

State Court of Appeals

Southern District


William Francis

Yes    28,794

No    9,752

UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES

The following candidates are unopposed and virtually assured of election.

Republicans

State House — 163rd District, Tom Flanigan; 127th District, Mike Kelley; 162nd District, Charlie Davis; 161st District, William “Bill” White.

Circuit judge — Division 1, Gayle L. Crane; Division 3, David Boyce Mouton.

County Commission — Western District, Darieus K. Adams; Eastern District, Jim Honey.

Treasurer — Denise Rohr.

Assessor — Connie Hoover.

Public administrator — Angie Casavecchia.

Coroner — Rob Chappel.

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