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Mayor - City of Jacksonville (18 Precincts Reporting)

Andy Ezard - Incumbent - 1601

Nicole Riley - 366

Alderman Ward 1 - City of Jacksonville (4 year term)

Rob Thomas - 78

Darcella Speed - 103

Alderman Ward 2 - City of Jacksonville (2 year term)

Alison L. Rubin de Celis - 118

Alderman Ward 2 - City of Jacksonville (4 year term)

Lori Large-Oldenettel - Incumbent - 162

Raymond Higuet - 32

Alderman Ward 3 - City of Jacksonville (4 year term)

Brandon Adams - Incumbent - 160

William Hannant, Jr. - 161

Alderman Ward 5 - City of Jacksonville (4 year term)

Steve Warmowski - 337

Mary Watts - 416

Waverly Mayor

Jonny McConnell - Republican - 61

Scott Duewer - Independent - 157

Waverly School Board (Choose 3)

Jim Brown - Incumbent - 242

David Carter - 169

Makayla Fawcett - 178

Stefanie Ortman - 221

New Berlin School Board (Choose 3)

Holly Kotner - 425

Jenny Mann - 386

Casey Binkley - 268

David Bridges - 336

Andrew Brashear - 359

Franklin School Board (Choose 3)

Curt Reznicek - Incumbent - 81

Willie Smith - Incumbent - 91

Natalie Prince - Incumbent - 97

Amy Bowman - 95

Meredosia Village Clerk

Patricia Engelbrech - 123

Rona Ransom - 41

Mayor - City of Winchester

Rex McIntire - Incumbent - 264

Steve Hoots - 200

Alderman Ward 3 - City of Winchester

Brenda Robinson - 49

Ron Bell - 84

City Clerk - City of Winchester

Tony Cox - 156

Terry Little - 301

Village President - Village of Manchester

Tom Benton - 33

Mark Hankins - 26

Scott-Morgan CUSD #2 School Board (Bluffs) (Choose 4)

Terry Kunkel - Incumbent - 188

Roger Barnett - 153

Gary Westermeyer - Incumbent - 185

Matt Bangert - 165

Anthony Surratt - 121

Village of Bluffs Trustee (Choose 3)

Rita Brockway - 41

Chuck Pine - 60

Kathy Brooks - 40

Robert Sandman - 41

Aaron Sharrow - 59

Scott County Road District Commissioner, District 7

Scott Mueller - 93

Roger Barnett - 34

Mayor - City of White Hall

Brad Staats - Incumbent - 275

Derek Kleidon - 101

Phillip Shipley - 11

City of White Hall - Ward 2 Alderman

Dave Meldrum - 48

Dewalin Painter - 33

City of White Hall - Ward 3 Alderman

Sue Vinyard - 75

Shari Axley - 50

White Hall Township Road Commissioner

Donald Smith - 166

Eric Cox - 216

Andrew McEvers - 70

Village of Hillview - Village President

Arthur Long - 21

Ray Newingham - 11

Village of Athensville - Township Supervisor

Earlene Fox - 15

Alaina Hallock - 17

Mayor - City of Carrollton

Joe Montanez - Incumbent - 190

Mike Snyder - 396

City Clerk - City of Carrollton

Donna Nonneman - 336

Vicki Jackson - 242

City of Carrollton - Ward 2 Alderman (2 year unexpired)

Gary Witt - 95

Maria Cox - 33

City of Carrollton - Ward 3 Alderman (2 year unexpired)

John Banghart - 148

Tammy Isringhausen - 126

City of Greenfield - Ward 1 Alderman

Robert Rives - 32

Kari Alderfer - 38

City of Greenfield - Ward 2 Alderman

Chris McMillen - 25

David Bishop - 43

City of Greenfield - Ward 3 Alderman

Terry Plogger - 17

Jeremy Conrad - 18

Ronald Costello - 18

City of Roodhouse - Township Trustee (Choose 4)

Rex Cox - 76

Lyndell Winters - 84

Burl "B.J." Hall - 35

Dale Coffman - 76

Mark Miller - 51

Rubicon Township Road Commissioner

James Rich - 43

Steve Rives, Jr. - 21

Walkerville Township Road Commissioner

Jake Lawson - 43

Donald Sprong - 27

David Funk - 10

Mayor - City of Beardstown

Leslie Harris - Incumbent - 222

Tim Harris - 325

Randy Pherigo - 323

City of Beardstown - Alderman Ward 2

Debbie Large - 81

Shawn Taylor - 119

Beardstown School Board (2 year Unexpired Term) (Select 2)

Barbara Hobrock - Incumbent - 590

Amy Sommers - 811

Abbie Pherigo - 707

Beardstown School Board (4 year term) (Select 2)

Jimmy Hymes - Incumbent - 633

Wells Peterson - Incumbent - 566

Kim Watson - Incumbent - 452

Katie Vitale - 584

Bluff Springs Township Trustee (Choose 4)

Matthew Haberman - 152

John Chambers - 245

Roger Lauder - 153

Steve Schnake - 199

David Robertson - 194

Sangamon Valley Highway Commissioner

Danny Roegge - 57

Gene Brunk - 40

Bluff Springs Township Highway Commissioner

Michael Haberman - 129

Duane Brunk - 189

Mayor - City of Virginia

Reg Brunk - Incumbent - 111

Steve Clark - 169

Randy McClure (Write In) - 177

Alderman Ward 2 - City of Virginia

Chris Behrends - Incumbent - 42

Tom Knous - 46

Virginia School Board (Select 3)

Beth Cox - 446

Stephanie Hobrock - Incumbent - 413

Casey French - Incumbent - 428

Gary P. Bell - Incumbent - 409

PORTA School Board (Select 3)

Jeremy Garner - 305

Jacqueline Brant - 319

Jeffrey Smith - 439

Tracy Thornton - 424

City of Virden - Ward 1 Alderman

Carolynne Calloway - 66

Barry Hampton - 18

Village of Palmyra Trustee (Select 3)

Gordon Probst - 42

Kenny Abbott - 34

James McMinn - 14

Scott McAdams - 48

Village of New Berlin Trustee (Select 3)

Sharon LaFauce - 97

Kris Neuman - 110

Andrew Surratt - 115

Steve Knox - 98

Village of Loami Trustee (Select 3)

Jay Branson - 30

Greg Patterson - 71

Aaron Pippin - 62

Stephen Grider - 39

Pleasant Plains School Board (4 year term) (Select 3)

Cayla Keyes - 356

Tracy Reiser-Weiters - 312

Megan Strohm - 320

Scott Flanigan - 380

Ashland Fire Protection District Referendum

For Fire Protection District - 202

Against Fire Protection District - 77

Shall the Jacksonville Rural Fire Protection District be formed and have an aggragate extension under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law not to exceed $260,000 for 2021?

Yes - 123

No - 234

Shall the prohibition of the sale at retail of alcoholic liquor be continued in the Village of Murrayville?

Yes - 32

No - 109

Two Tied Area Municipal Races Decided

By Benjamin Cox on April 23, 2021 at 4:50pm

Two area municipal races not decided by the April consolidated election were decided this past week. Election results needed to be certified on Tuesday to be sent to the Illinois State Board of Elections. In Scott County, the final Bluffs Trustee position that ended with a tie of 41 votes between Rita Brockway and Robert […]

Voter Turnouts Yesterday

By Gary Scott on April 7, 2021 at 10:23am

Morgan County had the most voters cast ballots yesterday, but the lowest turnout of the four counties in the broadcast coverage area.             The results from the clerk’s office show 3976 voters cast ballots yesterday. That’s a turnout of 17-point 6 percent. Add the 105 votes from nursing homes and absentee ballots, the total climbs […]

Area School Board Races & Referendums

By Benjamin Cox on April 6, 2021 at 6:08am

Several area communities are expecting some turn over in their local school boards at the ballot box today. The Waverly and New Berlin School Districts have had controversies surrounding their superintendents over the past year, and now members of the community are stepping forward to run against incumbents. In Waverly, one incumbent, Jim Brown is […]

Greenfield Alderman Candidate Has Lawsuit Against the City, Chief of Police

By Benjamin Cox on March 26, 2021 at 6:35pm

A candidate for Ward II in the City Greenfield is suing the city and its police chief over alleged intimidation. Christopher McMillen, who is a former Greenfield Police Officer, has a pending lawsuit against the city claiming that they violated the state’s “Whistleblower Act.” According to the Greene Prairie Press, McMillen submitted his resignation to […]

Virginia Receives Write-In Bid for Mayor

By Asia Watson on March 4, 2021 at 3:02pm

The mayoral race in Virginia is now up to three with a recent write-in announcement. The race was between an incumbent mayor and a challenger but now includes long-time Public Works Director, Randy McClure. The Star-Gazette says this last year Virginia businessman Steve Clark and incumbent Mayor Reg Brunk announced they are both seeking candidacy. […]

Ezard Runs Away With Primary Win

By Benjamin Cox on February 23, 2021 at 8:18pm

Three-term incumbent Andy Ezard ran away with a huge win in the Jacksonville Mayor primary race tonight. Ezard tallied 784 out of the 915 votes cast in today’s primary election. Ezard will be challenged in the April consolidated election by local businesswoman Nicole Riley who tallied 112 votes. The second challenger, Jason Stansfield, captured 15 […]

Decision 2021: Jacksonville Mayor Primary on Tuesday

By Benjamin Cox on February 20, 2021 at 9:55am

The City of Jacksonville will have a primary election on Tuesday in one race only. The city had 3 candidates for the office of Mayor. Incumbent Andy Ezard, who is serving his 3rd term, will face off against challengers Nicole Riley and Jason Stansfield. Voters will determine the top 2 candidates that will move on […]

Cass Municipal & School Board Races Announced

By Benjamin Cox on December 31, 2020 at 2:43pm

Cass County municipal and school board races have been finalized. It will be a three-way race for mayor in the City of Beardstown. Incumbent Leslie Harris will face off against current Alderman Tim Harris and Randy Pherigo. There will be one contested race for city council in Beardstown for the seat held by retiring Alderman […]

More Morgan & Western Sangamon County Races For April Elections Continue to Shape Up

By Benjamin Cox on December 28, 2020 at 2:03pm

More municipal and school board elections are taking shape in Morgan and Western Sangamon County. Jacksonville School District 117 will lose one incumbent in April. Jan Ryan has decided to not run for another 4-year term on the board of education. Ryan will be replaced by newcomer Brenda Stewart, who filed for one of the […]

Municipal Races Taking Shape in Scott & Greene

By Benjamin Cox on December 26, 2020 at 7:56pm

Several area municipalities have contested races upcoming for the April consolidated election. Filings for municipal elections ended on Monday in the area. In Winchester, incumbent mayor Rex McIntire will vie for another term against Steve Hoots. Winchester’s administration will also see a change, as current city clerk Brenda Robinson is running for alderman in Winchester’s […]