April 2019 Election
League of Women Voters celebrating 100 years (2/13/20)In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted some women the right to vote, and of Feb. 14 of that year, the League of Women Voters was founded. The Southeast Missouri chapter is joining more than 750 chapters around the country in celebrating the 100-year milestone this year with a unified Day of Action on Friday, said Jill Young Rickard, chapter president...
Cape County Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson announces intent to run for reelection (2/6/20)Cape Girardeau County Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson has been the county’s chief law enforcement officer for about a year and a half, and Wednesday she announced she wants to stay on the job for at least another four years. Speaking before a gathering of nearly 100 supporters at the Concourse in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday evening, Dickerson said she intends to file for reelection on the Republican ballot as the county’s first and only woman to ever serve as the county’s sheriff...
Thomas, Green win Ward 3 primary election (2/5/20)The candidates for Cape Girardeau City Council’s Ward 3 seat were officially determined Tuesday, setting the stage for the April 7 general election. About 5%t of registered Ward 3 voters turned out for Tuesday’s primary election, casting a total of 194 ballots...
Ward 3 primary set for Tuesday (2/4/20)Some Cape Girardeau voters will have a chance to choose a City Council member today. Voters in Ward 3 will choose from among three candidates. The top two vote-getters advance to the April general election ballot. The candidates are incumbent Nate Thomas, Renita Green and Bradley Tuschhoff...
Cape Girardeau County voters to receive new voter ID cards (1/14/20)Cape Girardeau County voters will soon receive new voter identification cards ahead of this year’s elections. The wallet-sized cards will be mailed to registered voters in the next few days and will replace all previously issued voter ID cards, the Cape Girardeau County Clerk’s Office said in a news release...
Five file for Scott City municipal elections (12/23/19)One week after the start of Scott City’s filing period, five people have filed to run in April’s municipal election, including the incumbent mayor and a challenger. Keith Baggott filed early last week to put his name on the ballot in the mayor’s race. Scott City’s current mayor, Norman Brant, has also filed for reelection The filing continues through Jan. 21...
Wrongful-termination lawsuit settled with Stoddard County (12/6/19)BLOOMFIELD, Mo. — A former deputy clerk has settled her wrongful termination lawsuit filed against Stoddard County for nearly $95,000. Ginger McCoy had sued Stoddard County Clerk Cecil Weeks individually and in his official capacity, as well as Stoddard County, after she was fired April 8 for allegedly questioning irregularities in the April 2 municipal election...
Voters voting on 'I Voted' stickers (11/22/19)The Cape Girardeau County Clerk’s office is asking the public to help select the design for the county’s new “I Voted” stickers. Online voting is underway through a link on the clerk’s website through which voters are being asked to choose from among four designs submitted earlier this fall by Michael Gentry of Cape Girardeau and Brian Hahs, Ryan Hicks and Lindsey Limbaugh, all of Jackson...
Renita Green secures place on council ballot (11/21/19)Cape Girardeau pastor Renita Green has qualified as a City Council candidate, submitting sufficient, last-minute signatures on a petition Tuesday, city officials said. Cape Girardeau’s municipal election next April will feature only one contested City Council race...
April 2019 election
(contested races only)
Jackson use tax
Morley sales tax
Morley fire issue
Perry County Hotel tax
Jackson Ward 4 Alderman
Scott City School Board (two seats)
Scott City Ward 1
Perryville, Ward 2
|Douglas K. Martin||105|
Delta City Collector
|Teresa Lesch Byram||19|
Whitewater Board (2 seats)
Chaffee, Ward 3
Oran Ward 4
Morley Board (two seats)
|Margaret “Peggy” Belcher||28|
Advance, Ward 1
Marble Hill Ward 1
Marble Hill Ward 2
|Charles Fisher Sr.||88|
Sedgewickville Fire Protection District
|Charles “Chuck” Schuessler||50|
Perry County Memorial Hospital
|William “Bill” Bohnert||495|
Perry County Health Department (two seats)
|Sharon K. Unterreiner||586|
Meadow Heights R-2 School (two seats)
|Jerry W. Boyd||170|
|Paul Alexander Lochirco||94|
|Sheila Kay Bess||130|
Advance R-4 (one seat)
Delta R-5 (two openings for three-year terms)
|Merdith Cox Scherer||133|
Delta R-5 (one opening, one year term)
Oak Ridge R-6 (two seats)
Woodland R-4 (two seats)
|Jason T. Cook||170|
Kelly School District (two seats)