April 2019 Election
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...
Cape council contested race sets stage for February primary (11/20/19)Cape Girardeau’s municipal election next April will feature only one contested city council race. Ward 3 Councilman Nate Thomas faces a challenge from accountant Bradley Tuschhoff and pastor Renita Green, setting the stage for a primary election in advance of the April vote...
Fire district bond issue falls short of super majority needed for passage (11/6/19)A proposed bond issue in the Millersville Rural Fire Protection District failed to win the two-thirds majority needed Tuesday for passage. The measure garnered 65.8% approval, just under the 66.6% needed for passage. Voters supported the measure by a vote of 199 to 103...
Oak Ridge voters reject liquor by the drink, second time in four years (11/6/19)For the second time in four years, voters in Oak Ridge have rejected a ballot measure that would have allowed a local restaurant to serve liquor by the drink. Voters Tuesday turned down the measure by seven votes, 30 to 23. Four years ago, a similar measure was defeated by three votes...
Cape Councilman Ryan Essex won't seek reelection (11/5/19)Cape Girardeau City Councilman Ryan Essex will not seek reelection next year. The Ward 5 councilman said in September he planned to run in the April election. But after Monday’s council meeting, Essex said he changed his mind. Essex, chief operating officer with Gibson Recovery Center, said he wants to concentrate on his professional duties, including the opportunity to serve on state committees dealing with mental health...
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)