Jacksonville Alderman Ward 3 FINAL

Travis Richardson - 172

Bruce McDaniel - 123

Jacksonville Alderman Ward 1 FINAL

William Scott - 77

Mark Nicholson - 18

South Jacksonville Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

John Gotschall (I) - 348

Steven K. Douglass (I) - 72

Stacy Pinkerton (I) - 358

Steven Waltrip (I) - 376

Jacksonville School Board (4 positions) FINAL

Steven Cantrell - 1337

Mike Lonergan - 1401

Anthony Stephens - 740

Libby White - 1158

Corrine Wagner - 1277

Meredosia Levee Tax Levy FINAL

Yes - 78

No - 24

Meredosia School Board At-Large DEFEATED

Yes - 112

No - 45

Scott-Morgan Educational Tax Rate Increase FINAL

Yes - 94

No - 36

Waverly Alderman Ward 1 FINAL

Barry Austin (R) - 24

Shirley Aleguas (I) - 34

Waverly Alderman Ward 3 FINAL

Joe Nagel (R) - 38

Derek Bennett (I) - 2

Chapin Village President FINAL

Robert Luttrell - 59

Max Brockhouse - 63

Chapin Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

Michael Newell - 91

Loren Hamilton - 72

Leslie Forsman - 74

Rex Brockhouse - 74

Triopia School Board (4 positions) FINAL

Tabatha Stambaugh - 128

Jessica Crawford - 228

Tracie Sayre - 178

Valerie Andrews - 205

Kevin Fricke - 222

Woodson Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

Merle Steward - 53

John Hartz - 69

Nicole Watson - 29

Andy Dewitt - 47

Diana Michelle Gauges-Banks - 33

New Berlin School Board (4 positions) FINAL

Carson “Nick” Dodd - 400

Matt Burns - 436

Phillip Wyatt - 342

Edward Riedel, Jr. - 299

Bridge Williams - 383

Andrew Ryan Surratt - 351

Dawn Wilson - 389

A-C Central School Board (3 positions) FINAL

Jennifer Fanning - 224

Darren DeGroot - 152

Troy Deford - 175

Jennifer Knapp - 256

Greenfield Alderman Ward 3 FINAL

Scott Barrow (I) - 29

Daryn Huff (I) - 8

Carrollton Alderman Ward 1 FINAL

Wayne Cunningham (I) - 30

Francis “Gene” Baker (I) - 65

Carrollton Alderman Ward 2 FINAL

Susie Keller (I) - 53

Geoff Driskill (I) - 28

Carrollton School Board (3 positions) FINAL

Vicki Schnelten - 223

Andy Stumpf - 223

Jeremy Reiter - 164

Howard Prough - 212

Rodney Reif - 300

Scott County 1% sales tax FINAL

Yes - 428

No - 328

Alsey Village President FINAL

William Clemons (I) - 18

Donald Moore (I) - 36

Alsey Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

Christina “Tina” Dawdy (I) - 42

Michael Lemons (I) - 13

Crystal Hardwick (I) - 20

Kimberly Davidson (I) - 17

Austin Rueter (I) - 22

Jason Ingram (I) - 14

David Sanders - 28

Bluffs Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

Linda Sapp (I) - 92

Monica Sturgeon (I) - 53

Brenda Kauffman (I) - 61

Mary McElfresh (I) - 33

Robert Sandman (I) - 90

North Scott Park District (3 positions) FINAL

Keith Devlin - 166

Dennis Whewell - 158

Malcolm Buhlig - 106

Joe Engelbrecht - 81

Scott Road District Number 2 tax proposal FINAL

Yes - 28

No - 29

Virginia Alderman Ward 1 FINAL

Bradley Bowman (I) - 38

Susan Carson (I) - 24

Virginia Alderman Ward 3 FINAL

H.W. Devlin (I) - 191

Nora Werts (I) - 34

Arenzville Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

R. Gary Beard (I) - 80

Richard Stinson (I) - 31

Lori Ring (I) - 35

David Beard (I) - 54

John Wood (I) - 38

Amanda Marie Lynn (I) - 43

Ashland Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

Nathan Grieme (I) - 111

Brian Rennecker (I) - 101

Stanley Fulton (I) - 88

Frank Wallace (I) - 109

Chandlerville Village Trustee (3 positions) FINAL

Penny “Richard” Meyer (I) - 59

Garrett Shores (I) - 30

Georgia Eilers (I) - 43

Naomi Wadine Mibb (I) - 58

Blankenship reviews Bluffs tax referendums

By Ryne Turke on April 4 at 12:30pm

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Residents of Bluffs will have the opportunity to vote on a pair of tax referendums this week. An education tax rate and county-wide sales tax will appear as separate items Read More

Candidates running for Ward 3 Alderman appear on WLDS

By Jim McCabe on April 3 at 2:04pm

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The candidates for Jacksonville Ward 3 alderman rounded out our political “What’s On Your Mind?” schedule this morning leading up to next Tuesday’s election. Bruce McDaniel is looking to win Read More

Senator LaHood announces candidacy for 18th District

By Ryne Turke on March 31 at 1:05pm

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State Senator Darin LaHood made a visit to Jacksonville today to announce his candidacy for U.S. Congress in the 18th Congressional District. LaHood, son of former 18th Congressional District Representative Read More

District 117 board candidates featured on “What’s On Your Mind?”

By Ryne Turke on March 27 at 1:21pm

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The five District 117 school board candidates were featured on WLDS’ “What’s On Your Mind?” program this morning. Incumbents Mike Lonergan and Steven Cantrell, along with newcomers Corinne Wagner, Libby Read More

County clerk stresses special Congressional election not in the budget

By Jim McCabe on March 25 at 7:26am

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While it’s anyone’s guess who may next represent Jacksonville in Congress, one thing’s for sure- the replacement process will cost local taxpayers. Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says the cost Read More

Jacksonville Ward 1 candidates appear on WLDS

By Jim McCabe on March 23 at 1:35pm

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The candidates for Ward 1 Alderman in Jacksonville appeared on WLDS’ “What’s On Your Mind?” program this morning. Bill Scott is running for re-election. He’s served for four years representing Read More

District 117 board candidates take stage during open forum

By Ryne Turke on March 20 at 6:19am

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Members of the community got a chance to learn more about the five District 117 school board candidates during an open forum questionnaire last night. The event was hosted by Read More

Former local state rep Jil Tracy expresses interest in Schock’s seat

By Jim McCabe on March 18 at 1:14pm

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The biggest question burning in downstate Illinois politics right now is- who is going to replace Aaron Schock? With a special election looming to find a new Congressman for the Read More

Jacksonville and South Jax candidates meet for open forum discussion

By Ryne Turke on March 12 at 7:22am

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Several individuals running for the positions of Jacksonville alderman and South Jacksonville board of trustees met last night at City Hall to share their goals and opinions during a candidate Read More

Winchester Superintendent discusses Scott County sales tax

By Ryne Turke on January 18 at 8:00am

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A pair of Scott County School Districts are adding separate tax referendums to the April ballot. With decreasing financial aid from the state putting school districts in a tough situation, Read More