Select Cape Girardeau County Results
(contested races only - unofficial results)
Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Board of Trustees (three; four-year term)
|Georganne P. Syler||2032|
|J. Michael Davis||633|
|John M. Freeze||1729|
|Nancy K. Johnson||994|
Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Board of Trustees (one; two-year term)
|Cassidy M. Klein||1439|
Cape Girardeau School District No. 63 Board of Education (two; three-year term)
|Marcia Lynn Ware||646|
|Stephanie J. Price||361|
|Paul M. Cairns||1116|
City of Jackson Ward III Alderman (three-year term)
Cape Girardeau County Reorganized Schools District R-2 Board of Education (two; three-year term)
|Sheila J. King||1267|
|Kelly E. Waller||1289|
|Richard L. Murray||426|
|Charles Jacob Wallgren||398|
Delta R-V School District Board of Education (two; three-year term)
|Victoria (Tori) Johnson||92|
Oak Ridge R-VI School District Board of Education (two; three-year term)
|George R. Below||94|
|Andrew Luke Seabaugh||170|
|Nathan Wallace Schilling||163|
Meadow Heights R-II School District Board of Education (two; three-year term)
Meadow Heights R-II School District Proposition SAFE (Students Are First Everyday)
Scott City Ward 3 Alderman
|Steven Hitt II||5|
South Scott County Ambulance District Property Tax Relief
City of Sikeston Mayor (three-year term)
Scott County Rural Fire District Proposition Safety
Kelso C-7 School District Special School Bond Election
Perry County Proposition COPS
Perry County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees (one)
|William "Bill" Bohnert||672|
|Patrick A. Naeger||702|
|Sharon K. Unterreiner||225|
Smith discusses Trump meeting on Fox Business (6/10/21)Southeast Missouri congressman Jason Smith (R-8) deflected questions about the possible support of former President Donald Trump in the upcoming 2022 U.S. Senate race in an interview with Neil Cavuto on his Fox Business television show Wednesday. Smith, who will turn 41 on June 16, held a fundraiser at Trumpís Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 30 and has not formally announced his candidacy for the seat now held by retiring two-term Sen. Roy Blunt...
U.S. Rep. Jason Smith plans fundraiser at Trump's resort (4/18/21)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) ó U.S. Rep. Jason Smith, who is considering running for the U.S. Senate, plans to hold a fundraising event at former President Donald Trumpís Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. An invitation to the April 30 event lists Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson as honorary hosts, although they have not confirmed they will attend, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported...
SEMO alumna, community advocate announces bid for Senate (4/15/21)A Southeast Missouri State University alumna and community advocate announced Wednesday her intention to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Roy Blunt. Beverly "Lady B" Logan of St. Louis, a 1978 Southeast graduate, said she plans to run for the seat that will be available after Blunt recently announced he is not seeking reelection in 2022...
Cape County commissioners appoint new member to county health board (4/14/21)Cape Girardeau County commissioners on Monday appointed Dr. Philip Taylor to the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Board of Trustees. Taylor -- who practiced in Cape Girardeau for 36 years, specializing in internal medicine and rheumatology -- fills a vacancy on the board left by Roland "Rollie" Sander, who died in February...
Becking certified as winner of last Cape County PHC seat (4/10/21)After a count conducted Thursday and Friday by the Cape Girardeau County election verification board, chiropractor Eric Becking was certified as the winner of the third and last four-year seat open on the county's public health center (PHC) board of trustees...
Health board race goes to Cape County verification board (4/8/21)For the second time in 10 months, Cape Girardeau County has witnessed a razor-thin margin of victory in an election contest. Political newcomer Eric Becking won a seat on the countyís Public Health Center (PHC) Board of Trustees on Tuesday, with 1,593 votes to incumbent Emily Collinsí 1,592. ...
Stoddard County voters decide posts, referendums (4/8/21)Stoddard County, Missouri, voters made several decisions in Tuesday's election, including Puxico voters rejecting a bond issue for a new elementary school. Twelve percent of voters turned out in the county to vote Tuesday. In Puxico, Proposition S.A.F.E. for the building of a 30,000-square-foot elementary school fell short of passing. There were 252 votes for and 225 votes against, but the measure had to pass by a 4/7 majority and failed to do that...
Cape Girardeau County election results (4/7/21)In other Cape Girardeau County voting Tuesday, several county residents won election to school boards and three communities voted to forgo future elections if there are no opposed candidates. Complete but unofficial results were: n Reorganized (Jackson) School District Board of Education: Kelly Waller, 1,289; Sheila King, 1,267; Richard Murray, 426; Charles Wallgren, 398...
Syler, Freeze reelected to county health board, Becking wins by a nose, Howard triumphs (4/7/21)Georganne Syler and John M. Freeze won reelection Tuesday to the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Board of Trustees, with newcomer Eric Becking finishing third in the race, besting incumbent Emily Tuschhoff Collins by a single vote. Three four-year terms were open this cycle...
Jackson voters reelect mayor and aldermen (4/7/21)There will be no new faces on the Jackson Board of Aldermen this year as incumbent board members Katy Liley and Tommy Kimbel won reelection to new two-year terms Tuesday, defeating challenges from Matthew Ellison and Steven Lee, respectively. Meanwhile, Jackson Mayor Dwain Hahs, who was unopposed in his reelection bid, will serve an additional two-year term as will Wanda Young, who represents Ward 1 on the board, and Ward 2 Alderman David Hitt, both of whom were also unopposed in Tuesday's municipal election.. ...
Turnbow elected Sikeston mayor; Baker wins Ward 2 council seat (4/7/21)BENTON, Mo. -- The mayor's race in Sikeston, Missouri, was decided along with other school and tax issues during Tuesday's general municipal election in Scott County. The following results, which were provided by Scott County Clerk Rita Milam's office, are unofficial. Just over 11%, or 2,562 ballots, were cast ballot during Tuesday's election...
Upchurch, Gaines elected to Woodland School Board (4/7/21)In perhaps the most hotly contested race in Bollinger County, Matt Upchurch and Jarrett "Boone" Gaines have been elected to fill the two open seats on Woodland School Board. Eight candidates vied for the two seats. Upchurch received 162 votes; and Gaines received 158 votes. Both were elected for three-year terms...
Perry County election results are in (4/7/21)Perry County, Missouri, voters elected one person to the Perry County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees and three trustees to the county's health department board. Also up for election were two school board seats. Complete but unofficial results were:...
Going to the polls (4/7/21)Avra Cox marks his ballot Tuesday at the Arena Building in Cape Girardeau. It was Election Day across the Southeast Missouri region with plenty of city and county races and issues to be decided.
Townships, road districts in Stoddard County have several decisions on ballot (4/3/21)Voters in Stoddard County will have a number of township and road district board members to elect on April 6. Essex Special Road District, Liberty Township, Duck Creek Township, New Lisbon Township and Road District, Castor Township and Public Water Supply District No. 6 all have board elections on the ballot...
Graham, Turnbow vying for Sikeston mayor position (4/2/21)SIKESTON, Mo. -- On Tuesday, Sikeston voters will take to the polls and elect a new mayor. Current mayor Steven Burch has reached his term limit, and John Graham and Greg Turnbow will be vying for the position. The following is a question and answer with each candidate...
Sikeston Ward 2 voters to choose between Baker, Owens for council spot (4/2/21)SIKESTON, Mo. -- On Tuesday, Sikeston voters will take to the polls and elect a new city councilman for Ward 2. Current Ward 2 Councilman Gerald Settles has reached his term limit and Charles "Vest" Baker and Pershard Owens will be vying for the position...
Proposed sales tax for South Scott County Ambulance District would help keep good service, lower property taxes (4/2/21)SIKESTON, Mo. -- For more than 30 years., the South Scott County Ambulance District has been operating under the same property tax rate. But officials are hoping to change that with a new sales tax proposal that will reduce property taxes. "Everything goes up," said South Scott County Ambulance District director Ken Dicus. ...
Petition drive fails; Cape managed deer hunt is a 'go' for fall (3/30/21)Organizers of a drive to force a referendum on the City Council-approved 2021 managed deer hunt in Cape Girardeau were unsuccessful in raising the requisite number of signatures. "We couldn't get the numbers we needed, we didn't have enough time and it was an uphill battle, as we knew it would be," resident Keith Lear said...