GOP Candidates Carry County

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Mayberry, Kohn Elected To Board of Supervisors

As expected, Republican candidates prevailed in last Tuesday's general election in Mills County.
    Republicans Lonnie Mayberry and Ron Kohn were elected to occupy two seats on the Mills County Board of Supervisors, garnering 4,351 and 3,381 votes respectively. Jack May, a candidate by petition, finished a distant third with 2,657 votes.

    Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson and Mills County Sheriff Eugene Goos, who were both running unopposed, won re-election easily.
    In the presidential race, despite losing the statewide and national vote, Republican Mitt Romney carried Mills County with 4,211 votes. President Barack Obama, a Democrat, received 2,842 votes. Libertarian Gary Johnson finished a very distant third with 68 votes, followed by Green Party candidate Jill Stein with 19 and Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party with 14. Three other candidates received votes along with a scattering of write-ins.
    Republican Tom Latham defeated Democrat Leonard Boswell in Mills County for the District 3 House of Representative seat by a margin of 4,273-2,078. Latham carried the entire district by a count of 201,457 -  167,965.
    In the race for an at-large seat on the Glenwood City Council, Stephen Fornoff edged Jeremy Wade Rodman, 829-782.

The voter turnout for Tuesday's election in Mills County was 67.4 percent (7,234 of 10,731 registered voters).
    Additional results from the Nov. 6 general election in Mills County (elected candidates in bold):
    Anderson Township Trustees - Bryan Sowers (116), Randy Greiner (114).
    Deer Creek Township Trustees - Scott Hillyer (78).
    Glenwood Township Trustees - Terry Ross (421), John Ingoldsby (383).
    Indian Creek Township Trustees - Dave Anderson (117), Rob Washburn (100).
    Ingraham Township Trustees - William Mass (123), Clifford Boyer (118).
    Lyons Township Trustees - Ron Sargent (93), Larry Kruse (92).
    Oak Township Trustees - Alfred Beier (839), Scott Frye (716).
    Platville Township Trustees - Dennis D. Lincoln (137), Jeff Rief (117).
    Rawles Township Trustees - Scott Hetzel (158), Jeremy Marvel (131).
    Silver Creek Township Trustees - Duane Volz (121).
    St. Mary Township Trustees - Paul Thieschafer (24), Lori S. Green (23).
    White Cloud Township Trustees - Doug Volz (81).
    Indian Creek Township Clerk - Zennith Wilber (126).
    Soil and Water District Commission - Paul Hathaway (4,092), Rodney Seipold (3,986).
    County Agriculture Extension Council - Nick Greiner (3,779), Gary Smith (3,699), Tina Bakehouse (3,547), David L. Hilton (3,426).
    Emerson City Council - Robert Erickson (150), write-in (6).
    Hastings City Council - Rodney Courtier (37), write-in (14).
    Malvern City Council - write-in votes (83).
    The outcome of all races will be determined and finalized when ballots are canvassed Thursday, Nov. 15.