The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

November 6, 2012

BALLOT: Cherokee County


— With 39 of 39 precincts reporting, complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s balloting are as follows:



PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT

Obama-Biden (D)    2,868

Romney-Ryan (R)    5,345

Johnson-Gray (L)    143

Goode-Clymer (C)    40



U.S. HOUSE

2nd District

T. Schlingensiepen (D)    2,466

Lynn Jenkins (R)    5,543

Dennis Hawver (L)    292



KANSAS SENATE

13th District

Jacob LaTurner (R)    5,833

Gene Garman (D)    2,424



KANSAS HOUSE

1st District

Grant Randall (D)    3,859

Mike Houser (R)    4,491



COUNTY COMMISSION

2nd District

Jack Garner (D)    1,444

Charles Napier (R)    1,567

3rd District

Gary Allen (D)    877

R. Hilderbrand (R)    1,546



COUNTY ATTORNEY

Melanie Bingham (D)    2,695

Nathan Coleman (R)    5,615



COUNTY CLERK

Crystal Gatewood (D)    3,747

Rodney Edmondson (R)    4,614



COUNTY SHERIFF

David Groves (D)    5,918

Robert Hughes (R)    2,418



REGISTER OF DEEDS

Tammie Speer (D)       3,791

Barbara Bilke (R)        4,496



COUNTY TREASURER

Juanita Hodgson (D)    4,586

Charlene Hunley (R)    3,756

BAXTER SPRINGS RECALL

Proposed recall of three City Council members.

Gary Allen

Yes    282

No    297

Ed McCafee

Yes    111

No    132

Ron Costlow

Yes    179

No    149



COUNTY QUESTION

Sales of liquor by the drink in the county.

Yes    4,839

No    3,386



STATE QUESTION

Allow boats to be taxed differently from other property.

Yes    3,294

No    4,304