The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Election 2012

November 6, 2012

BALLOT: Ottawa County

With 17 of 17 precincts reporting, complete but unofficials returns from Tuesday’s balloting are as follows:

PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT

Obama-Biden (D)    3,220

Romney-Ryan (R)    5,937

U.S. HOUSE

2nd District

Bob Wallace (D)    3,595

Markwayne Mullin (R)    4,985

Michael Fulks (I)    451

SHERIFF

Terry Durborow (D)    5,567

Jim Wright (R)    3,521

STATE QUESTIONS

Question No. 758

Cap on property tax growth.

Yes    5,366

No    3,211

Question No. 759

Affirmative action ban.

Yes    4,684

No    3,892

Question No. 762

Changing parole authority in nonviolent cases.

Yes   5,015

No    3,493

Question No. 764

Bonds for Oklahoma Water Resources Board.

Yes    4,291

No    4,126

Question No. 765

Abolishment of public welfare departments.

Yes    4,228

No    4,245

Question No. 766

Exemption of intangible property from property taxes.

Yes    4,497

No   4,030

UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES

The following candidates are unopposed and virtually assured of election.

Republicans

Corporation Commission — Full term, Bob Anthony; short term, Patrice Dongen.

Democrats

State House — 7th District, Larry Glenn.

County clerk — Reba Sill.

County Commission — 2nd District, Gary Wyrick.

 

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