The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Election 2012

November 6, 2012

BALLOT: Lawrence County

With 20 of 20 precincts reporting, complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s balloting are as follows:

PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT

Obama-Biden (D)    4,014

Romney-Ryan (R)    11,417

Johnson-Gray (L)    251

Goode-Clymer (C)    66

U.S. SENATE

Claire McCaskill (D)    5,826

Todd Akin (R)    8,510

Jonathan Dine (L)    1,250

GOVERNOR

Jay Nixon (D)    6,257

Dave Spence (R)    9,020

Jim Higgins (L)    405

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Susan Montee (D)    4,692

Peter Kinder (R)    10,089

Matthew Copple (L)    397

Cynthia Davis (C)    320

SECRETARY OF STATE

Jason Kander (D)    4,475

Shane Schoeller (R)    10,405

Cisse Spragins, (L)    397

Justin Harter (C)    152

STATE TREASURER

Clint Zweifel (D)    4,955

Cole McNary (R)    9,724

Sean O’Toole (L)    602

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Chris Koster (D)    6,201

Ed Martin (R)    8,574

Dave Browning (L)    617

U.S. HOUSE

7th District

Jim Evans (D)    4,394

Billy Long (R)    9,953

Kevin Craig (L)    1,020

STATE REPRESENTATIVE

158th District

Scott Fitzpatrick (R)    373

Sue Beck (C)    74

SHERIFF

Clinton J. Danforth (D)    3,896

Brad DeLay (R)    11,555

COUNTY COMMISSION

Western District

William Malan (D)    1,839

David Botts (R)    6,005

COUNTY PROPOSAL

Renewal of half-cent sales tax for roads and bridges for seven years.

Yes    9,917

No 5,470

STATE QUESTIONS

Amendment No. 3

Selection of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals judges.

Yes    4,133

No    10,713

Proposition A

Police force control

Yes    9,903

No    4,714

Proposition B

Tobacco tax hike

Yes    5,585

No    9,902

Proposition E

Prohibition of health insurance exhanges.

Yes    10,245

No    4,521

JUDICIAL RETENTION

State Supreme Court

George W. Draper III

Yes    10,291

No    3,636

State Court of Appeals

Southern District


William Francis

Yes    10,356

No    3,529

UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES

The following candidates are unopposed and virtuarlly assured of election.

Republicans

State Senator — 29th District, David Sater (R).

State House — District 157, Joe Ruzicka  (R).

Circuit judge — Jack Goodman (R)

Eastern Commissioner — John Bunch (R).

Assessor — Doug Bowerman (R).

Public administrator — Pam Mieswinkel Fobair(R).

Coroner — Scott Lakin (R).

County surveyor — Travis Green (R).

 

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