Strong Turnout In Tuesday Election
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Nearly half of Clark County’s 5023 registered voters, a total of 2388, or 47.54 percent, cast their votes in Tuesday’s General Election.
In the only local contested race, Steve Krueger defeated Paul Brotherton for the Presiding Commission position 1693-635.
Returning to their offices will be County Clerk Kelly Waples, Circuit Clerk Kimberly Schantz- Smith, Recorder Melissa Bevans, Treasurer Roberta McAfee and Collector Michelle Allen, Circuit Judge Rick Roberts and Associate Circuit Judge Holley Conger-Koenig. All were unchallenged for re-election.
At the state level, Republican Cindy O’Laughlin defeated Democrat Ayanna Shivers to return as State Senator, and Republican Greg Sharp was unchallenged as State Representative.
Clark County voters favored Republican State Auditor Scott Fitzpatrick over Democrat Alan Green and Libertarian John A. Hartwig, Jr.
At the national level, Clark County voters broke for Sam Graves (Rep) over Democrat Henry Martin and Libertarian Edward A. (Andy) Maidment for US Representative District 6.
Republican Eric Schmitt was heavily favored by local voters to replace retiring US Senator Roy Blunt. Schmitt topped Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine, Libertarian Jonathan Dine and Constitution candidate Paul Veneable.
Complete Clark County election results can be seen at www.kahokamedia.com