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Tuesday, Nov.  06, 2018
published daily from 8am Lincoln, Illinois

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John Hoblit takes his seat as the newly hired city attorney for the city of Lincoln. Hoblit is a Logan County native from the Atlanta area. He is currently practicing law in Clinton but expects to have an office in Lincoln within the next few days. Hoblit was approved unanimously with six aldermen present at the Monday night voting session. Aldermen Heidi Browne and Tracy Welch were absent for the evening.

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Unofficial results -  click here


Registered voters countywide - 18,396

votes counted at 9 p.m. - 10,216

at 9 p.m. all votes are counted - voter turnout 55.53%

Logan County Contested  Races


Logan County Board District 5

Steven Jenness - Republican 761
Peter Welsh - Democrat 560

Logan County Public Questions


Yes No
Chester-East Lincoln School Board 683 450
Mount Pulaski School District Bond Issue 953 814
Logan County as a firearm sanctuary county 5896 3397

Gubernatorial Race
On the state level - Rauner has conceded to Pritzker

Rauner/Sanguinetti - Republican 5827
Pritzker/Stratton - Democrat 2537
Jackson/Mohip - Libertarian 299
McCann/Merreighn - Conservative 1315

Other State Races
state leaders bolded in blue

Attorney General  
Harold - Republican 7207
Raoul - Democrat 2468
Harsy - Libertarian 317
Secretary of State  
Helland - Republican 4899
White - Democrat 4879
Dutner - Libertarian 265
Senger - Republican 6219
Mendoza - Democrat 3394
Ball - Libertarian 338
Dodge - Republican 6265
Frerichs - Democrat 3269
Leheney - Libertarian 335

United States Congress 18th Congressional District

LaHood - Republican 7556
Rodriguez - Democrat 2433


What's new and exciting in the Mount Pulaski School District
MPHS named one of America's Best High Schools
Educators and Support Staff for the 2017-18 school year

Ashton Rodriguez named Lincoln Community High School September Student of the Month

2018 FALL

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Nov 10 - 9 a.m. - Veteran's Breakfast at Eminence Christian Church

Nov 10 - 11 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Elkhart’s Renovated Veterans’ Park

Nov 10 - 11 a.m. - 9th Annual Lincoln Eagles Veterans' Benefit

Nov 11 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Palms Grill to provide meals for veterans November 11th

Nov 11 - 1:30 p.m. - Public invited to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day November 11th at the Lincoln Depot

Nov 12 - Veteran's Day Celebration at Cronin Brothers VFW


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