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Cape Girardeau County spring 2015 election results
Cape Girardeau County
Proposition 1 (Cape Girardeau school tax extension)
Proposition 2 (Nell Holcomb tax rollback)
Proposition Keep Advance Safe (FEMA storm shelter/school repairs)
Cape Girardeau School Board
Jackson School Board
Oak Ridge School Board
Ron Tracy 165
Delta School Board (three-year term)
Priscilla Hornbuckle 79
Delta School Board (two-year term)
Jayme Perry 69
Nell Holcomb School Board
Phyillis L. Pickard 110
Micah Paul Janzow 129
Advance School Board
Jim Below 22
East County Fire Protection District
Meadow Heights School Board
Ryan Blake Sharrock 247
Scott County spring 2015 election results
Scott County Election Results
Scott City School District
Kelly School District
Illmo Special Road District
Village of Commerce Board of Trustees
Oran Board of Aldermen Ward 1
Oran Board of Aldermen Ward 2
Oran Board of Aldermen Ward 3
Scott City Council Ward 2
Scott City Council Ward 3
Bollinger County 2015 spring election results
Editor's Note: Vote totals for the North County Fire Protection District have been corrected below.
Bollinger County spring 2015 election results
Defunding library tax
Proposition Keep Advance Safe (FEMA storm shelter/school repairs)
CONTESTED or WRITE-IN RACES
Marble Hill Ward 1 Board of Aldermen
Kenneth Trentham 34
Village of Glen Allen
Write in: Allen Clark 15
Meadow Heights School Board (choose 2)
Leopold School Board (choose 2)
Keith Beel 146
Zalma School Board (choose 2)
Oak Ridge School Board
Ron Tracy 165
Perryville School Board(choose 2)
Kevin Bachmann 673
Delta School Board (three-year term, choose 2)
Priscilla Hornbuckle 81
Delta School Board (two-year term, choose 2)
Jayme Perry 69
Advance School Board (choose 2)
Jim Below 70
North County Fire Protection District
Perry County spring 2015 election results
Perryville School Board
Oak Ridge School District
November 2014 election results roundup
Election officials Betty Shoaf, left, and Karen Smith check voters in at Jackson First Baptist Church's The Bridge during Tuesday's election.
Amendment 2 (sex crimes)(3328 of 3329 Precincts Reported)
Amendment 3 (teacher evaluations) (3328 of 3329 Precincts Reported)
Amendment 6 (early voting)(3328 of 3329 Precincts Reported)
Amendment 10 (governor budget powers)(2,733 of 3,329 precincts reporting)
Cape Girardeau fire tax
Scott City school bond issue
INDIVIDUAL CONTESTED RACES
Missouri District 145
Charles Elrod 2,111
Missouri District 147
Gary L. Gaines 1,675
Missouri District 149
Bill Burlison 2,768
Tila Hubrecht 5,752
U.S. 8th Congressional District
Barbara Stocker 38,702
Bollinger County presiding commissioner
Ronald Davis 1,347
Cape Girardeau County presiding commissioner
Clint Tracy 12,638
Missouri Auditor (3244 of 3,331 precincts reporting)
Tom Schweich 935,637
Perry County Associate Circuit Judge
Jason A. Tilley 2,307
Scott County presiding commissioner
Jamie Burger 4,312
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Sample ballotsCape Girardeau County April 7, 2015, Sample Ballot