Official vote count held for Nov. 8 election


By Sarah Hawley - [email protected]



POMEROY — The results are in from this month’s general election and after the official vote count on Monday the outcome of the election remains unchanged at the local level.

All levies on the ballot for the local townships and villages were approved by the voters, as were the countywide levies for the Meigs County Health Department and Carleton School and Meigs Industries.

The lone county-wide measure rejected by voters was electric aggregation. Alexander Local Schools levy was also rejected by voters in Meigs County. The levy also includes voters in Athens in Vinton counties and was voted down overall.

All of the candidates for local office were unopposed.

Of the 15,148 registered voters in Meigs County, 10,192 (67.28 percent) voted in the Nov. 8 election.

Official results

Levies

Health Department — For: 5,621; Against: 3,940.

Carleton School/Meigs Industries — For: 6,136; Against: 3,442.

Electric Aggregation — For: 3,912; Against: 4,896.

Middleport Village Police — For: 504; Against: 288.

Middleport Village Current Expenses — For: 411; Against 359.

Middleport Village Fire — For: 574; Against: 214.

Pomeroy Village Cemetery — For: 379; Against: 181.

Pomeroy Village Fire — For: 410; Against: 150.

Pomeroy Village Current Expenses — For: 300; Against: 246.

Racine Village Current Expenses — For: 237; Against: 83.

Syracuse Village Fire (1-mill) — For: 271; Against: 124.

Syracuse Village Fire (.5-mill) — For: 258; Against: 122.

Chester Twp. Roads — For: 812; Against: 382.

Lebanon Twp. Roads — For: 198; Against: 158.

Letart Twp. Cemetery — For: 237; Against: 107.

Olive Twp. Cemetery — For: 497; Against: 220.

Orange Twp. Fire — For: 339; Against: 181.

Rutland Twp. Roads — For: 611; Against: 338.

Rutland Twp. Cemetery — For: 633; Against: 305.

Salem Twp. Fire — For: 293; Against: 105.

Salem Twp. Roads — For: 265; Against: 123.

Salisbury Twp. Fire — For: 471; Against: 310.

Alexander Local Schools (Meigs County numbers only) — For: 234; Against: 335.

Candidates

Commissioner (Jan. 2 term) — Randy Smith: 6,641.

Commissioner (Jan. 3 term) — Michael Bartrum: 6,509.

Prosecuting Attorney — James K. Stanley: 7,088.

Clerk of Courts — Sammi Sisson Mugrage: 7,028.

Sheriff — Keith O. Wood: 8,283.

Recorder — Kay Hill: 7,326.

Treasurer — Peggy Yost: 7,877.

Engineer — Eugene Triplett: 7,347.

Regional and State-wide Races

(Meigs County numbers only)

State Senator, 30th District — Lou Gentile (D): 3,225; Frank Hoagland (R): 6,121.

State Representative, 94th District — Jay Edwards (R): 7,122; Sarah Grace (D): 2,464.

State Board of Education, 8th District — Vickie D. Briercheck: 456; Craig Brown: 1,213; Nancy P. Hollister: 1,818; Debbie Phillips: 3,771; Kathleen Purdy: 404.

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court — Maureen O’Connor: 6,113.

Justice of the Supreme Court (Jan. 1 term) — Pat Fischer (R): 3,340; John P. O’Donnell (D): 3,497.

Justice of the Supreme Court (Jan. 2 term) — Pat DeWine (R): 4,832; Cynthia Rice (D): 2,544.

Fourth District Court of Appeals — Valarie K. Gerlach (D): 2,687; Matthew W. McFarland (R): 3,751.

President — Hillary Clinton (D): 2,260; Richard Duncan: 63; Gary Johnson: 280: Jill Stein (G): 66; Donald J. Trump (R): 7,309.

U.S. Senator — Tom Connors: 134; Joseph R. DeMare (G): 128; Rob Portman (R): 6,415; Scott Rupert: 147; Ted Strickland (D): 2,756.

U.S. Representative, 6th District — Bill Johnson (R): 7,029; Michael L. Lorentz (D): 2,424.

By Sarah Hawley

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