Election percentages low for Logan County
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[April 18, 2007]
Logan County Clerk Sally
Litterly reported that the total turnout for Tuesday's election in
Logan County was 16.14 percent. The precinct of East Lincoln 11 had
the lowest turnout, with 3.30 percent, and the Aetna precinct had
the highest turnout, with 39.76 percent.
Some of the closer contested results are as follows:
Middletown president: Independent Ken Davison wrapped up
the Middletown vote for village president, claiming 91 votes at 61
Alderman: The results between one Republican and two
independents seeking the Ward 1 alderman seat in Atlanta were
narrow. Mark Flynn won with 44 votes, 36.67 percent.
Fire district: Leslie "Foxie" Hild won over Roger Hayden
by 10 votes, 251-241, in the race for one fire district trustee for
School district seats were heavily contested
In Lincoln, LCHS District 404 winners are Rick L. Hobler, David
Welch and Marianne T. Krusz.
The New Holland-Middletown Board of Education had six candidates
for four seats. The four winners are Amy Kuhlman, Pam Tibbs, Jeff
Farmer and Thomas "Rusty" Davis. All carried 19-20 percent of the
Winning three seats for Delavan District 702 Board of Education
are Jeff Johnson, Sue A. Howard and Michael Gresham.
In Olympia District 16, it's Laura Cremeens, Kevin Frazier and
A number of the school district results were not available yet.
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Community college district seats were decided also.
The Lincoln Park District had one candidate and two seats.
Candidate Don Peasley and write-in Charles Lindstrom won those
Communities showed support of improvements
Each and every one of the six referendums -- affecting two
schools, one township and two fire departments -- was approved.
There were two school questions for Olympia School District 16: one
to increase property taxes and another to issue bonds for
$12,700,000 for new property and building. Increases in property
taxes were approved for Broadwell Township, Hartsburg-Emden School
District 21, Williamsville Fire Protection District and Latham Fire
Lincoln Park District board: Charles Lindstrom 214, Gary
Olympia School District board: Carolyn Hansen 159
Atlanta Alderman, Ward 3: Dale Colaw 61
Mount Pulaski Library: Mark McGee 22
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