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Official Election Results: Alan Winders wins

Posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 7:33 pm

Alan Winders

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Here are the official results for Audrain, Montgomery, Ralls, and Pike Counties.

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Below are the results as they came in on Tuesday evening.

In the closely contested Audrain County race for Eastern District Commissioner, Alan Winders narrowly defeated Susan Paden on election night 860-719 to win the seat vacated by the retiring Roger Young. There were no democratic candidates for the position.

“I am honored and humbled to have received the vote of confidence of voters on the eastern end of Audrain County,” Winders said after the big win. “I look forward to putting my experience to work as Eastern District  Commissioner. The campaign was a real team effort and I can’t thank my team enough.”
In the Western District Commissioner races, Tracy Graham defeated John Ogden 885-698 on the Republican side of the ticket. Mike Groves defeated J.W. Toalson 356-217 on the Democratic side.
In other competitive Audrain County races, Linda Rice defeated Marlis Love in the Republican race for Mexico 6 TWP Committeewoman, 205-130. As for the Proposition Mexico, Mo. Kids, the “No” votes won 1,528-1,220.
In Ralls County, Tom Hurley won the Western District Commissioner race for the Democratic party 286-113 over Debbie “Swon” Lewis.
On the Republican side for Western Commissioner, John W. Lake beat Ryan Sharkey, 390-289.
In the County Assessor race, Josh Ketsenburg  (D) beat Tony Smallwood (D), 677-102.
As for County Coroner on the Republican side, Bob Van Winkle won with 440 votes. Bob Long had 324 votes.
The City of Perry item showed “No” votes winning 122-59.

In the Pike County Democratic Sheriff race, Bennie Church beat David Oney, 557-514.
In the Public Administrator Republican race, Debby Tepen won with 921 votes. Roy Sisson Jr. had 569 votes and Gale Frolos had 542 votes.

In the Coroner race, Democrat Jim Turner beat Mike Chidster 741-324 while Chris Stark won the Republican race 1,353-518 over Colton Marti.
As for statewide races, just 1,538 of 3,216 precincts were reporting at press time. At that time, it appeared Jason Kander (D) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R) won the U.S. Senate primary. The Libertarian race was too close to call.
In the Governor race, Chris Koster (D) easily won while Eric Greitens (R) held a slim 38,000 vote lead over John Brunner (R).
As for Lt. Governor, Russ Carnahan (D) and Mike Parson (R) appeared set for victories.
In the Secretary of State race, Robin Smith (D) and John (Jay) Ashcroft (R) were the likely winners.
Judy Baker (D) was holding on to a 35,000 vote lead in the State Treasurer race.
As for Attorney General, Teresa Hensley (D) led Jake Zimmerman (D) by just 6,000 votes and Josh Hawley (R) led Kurt Schaefer (R) by 90,000 votes.
In the U.S. District 4 race, Gordon Christensen (D) held a slim 3,100 vote lead and Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) was set to win. As for U.S. District 6, David Blackwell (D) led by just 800 votes and Rep. Sam Graves was set to easily win his primary.

Updated 9:10 p.m.

In Ralls County:
Tom Hurley won the Western Commissioner Democratic race with 286 votes. Debbie “Swon” Lewis was second with 113 and Lowell Jackson had 83.
 
On the Republican side, John W. Lake beat Ryan Sharkey 390-289.
 
Josh Ketsenburg beat Tony Smallwood 677-102 in the democratic primary for Assessor.
 
Bob Van Winkle won the Republican race for Coroner with 440 votes. Bob Long was second at 324 and Gordon Camden had 220.
 
As for the City of Perry item, the “No” votes won 122-59.
 
 

Updated 9:01 p.m.

In other Audrain County results:
Linda Rice beat Marlis Love in Mexico 6 TWP Committeewoman race 205-130.
 
In the Proposition Mexico, Mo. Kids ballot initiative, “No” votes won 1,528-1,220.

Updated 8:58 p.m.
Mike Groves beat J.W. Toalson (356-217) in the democrat race for Western Commissioner. On the Republican side, Tracy Graham beat John P. Ogden (885-698).

Updated 8:54 p.m.

Unofficial Audrain County results are in:
Alan Winders wins the Eastern Commissioner race 860-719 over Susan Paden.

Updated 8:45 p.m.

Unofficial results are in for Montgomery County.
They show Jason Kander (D) winning by 213 votes over Chief Wana Dubie, Sen. Roy Blunt (R) winning by almost 900 votes over Kristi Nichols, and Herschel Young winning the Libertarian race by one vote.

Chris Koster (D) won by 250 votes and Eric Greitens (R) won by 146 votes over John Brunner in the Governor race.

Russ Carnahan (D) won by 231 votes for Lt. Governor, Mike Parson (R) won by 232 votes for Lt. Governor in the county.

Robin Smith (D) won by 224 votes and John (Jay) Ashcroft won by 478 votes in the Secretary of State race.

Judy Baker (D) won the State Treasurer race in the county by 135 votes.

Jake Zimmerman (D) had 14 more votes in the Attorney General race in the county while Josh Hawley (R) won by 190 votes.

Blaine Luetkemeyer beat Cynthia Davis in the U.S. Rep. District 3 race in the county 1,397-331.

As for the Montgomery County vote in the Gasconade School District questions, 205-162 “Yes” won for Question 1 and 217-152 “No” won for Question 2.

Updated 8:35 p.m.

No Audrain County results in as of yet for the area. Some statewide numbers show 235 of 3,216 precincts reporting.
 
U.S. Senator
Jason Kander up big for U.S. Senator by more than 10,000 votes, Roy Blunt is up 31,000 votes in the Republican race.
 
Herschel Young is up 20 votes on Jonathan Dine in the Libertarian race.
 
Governor
Chris Koster up by almost 11,000 votes early for the democrats. Republican race shows Eric Greitens in the lead with 19,057 votes. John Brunner is second at 13,671, Peter Kinder in third at 12,816, and Catherine Hanaway has 9,811 votes.
 
Lt. Gov.
Russ Carnahan up early by more than 10,000 votes for the democratic race while Mike Parson up 5,000 votes over Bev Randles in the Republican race.
 
Secretary of State
Robin Smith up by nearly 8,000 votes for the democrats and John (Jay) Ashcroft up by 18,000 votes for the Republican race.
 
State Treasurer
Judy Baker leads by about 5,000 votes for the democrats.
 
Attorney General
Jake Zimmerman leads Teresa Hensley by about 600 votes for the democrats. Josh Hawley leads by about 11,000 votes on the Republican side so far.
 
US District 4
Gordon Christensen is now up 60 votes in the democratic race and incumbent Vicky Hartzler is cruising by 4,800 votes in the Republican side.
 
US District 6
Democrat totals show David Blackwell up 300 votes.. Incumbent Sam Graves up by 1,600 votes on the Republican side.

Updated 8:28 p.m.

Official totals are not in but it appears Blaine Lutekemeyer (Rep.) easily won Montgomery County in the U.S. State Representative District 3 race.

Updated 8:16 p.m.

Some early results in Montgomery County.
 
Question 1 for Gasconade County Schools was 76-65 in favor of “Yes” in the Big Spring precinct. Question 2 was 85-57 in favor of “No.”
 
Absentee ballots push the totals to 81-67 “Yes” ahead with Question 1 and 92-57 “No” ahead for Question 2.

Updated 8:05 p.m.

No county results in as of yet for the area. Some statewide numbers show just 18 of 3,216 precincts reporting.
 
U.S. Senator
Jason Kander up big for U.S. Senator by more than 1,500 votes, Roy Blunt is up 3,400 votes in the Republican race.
 
Governor
Chris Koster up by almost 1,800 votes early for the democrats. Republican race is tight early with John Brunner now ahead (2,282) Eric Greitens (1,981), Catherine Hanaway (1,394), and Peter Kinder (1,209).
 
Lt. Gov.
Russ Carnahan up early by more than 1,500 votes for the democratic race while Mike Parson up 2,491-2,206 over Bev Randles in the Republican race.
 
Secretary of State
Robin Smith up by nearly 1,200 votes for the democrats and John (Jay) Ashcroft up by 2,200 votes for the Republican race.
 
State Treasurer
Judy Baker leads by about 600 votes for the democrats.
 
Attorney General
Jake Zimmerman leads Teresa Hensley by about 150 votes for the democrats. Josh Hawley leads by about 1,200 votes on the Republican side so far.
 
US District 4
Jack Truman is up by 9 votes in the democratic race and incumbent Vicky Hartzler is cruising by 220 votes in the Republican side.
 
US District 6
Democrat totals are under 12 votes so far. Incumbent Sam Graves up by 30+ votes on the Republican side.

Updated 7:41 p.m.

No county results in as of yet for the area. Some statewide numbers show just 4 of 3,216 precincts reporting.
 
U.S. Senator
Jason Kander up big for U.S. Senator by more than 100 votes, Roy Blunt is up 600 votes in the Republican race.
 
Governor
Chris Koster up by almost 100 votes early for the democrats. Republican race is tight early with Eric Greitens (371), John Brunner (335), and Catherine Hanaway (205).
 
Lt. Gov.
Russ Carnahan up early by more than 100 votes for the democratic race while Mike Parson up 559-460 over Bev Randles in the Republican race.
 
Secretary of State
Robin Smith up by nearly 100 votes for the democrats and John (Jay) Ashcroft up by 400 votes for the Republican race.
 
State Treasurer
Judy Baker leads by about 50 votes for the democrats.
 
Attorney General
Dead heat for Jake Zimmerman and Teresa Hensley at 81 votes a piece for the democrats. Josh Hawley leads by about 200 votes on the Republican side so far.
 
US District 4
Jack Truman is up by 13 votes in the democratic race and incumbent Vicky Hartzler is cruising by 150 votes in the Republican side.
 
US District 6
Democrat totals are under 10 votes so far. Incumbent Sam Graves up by 30+ votes on the Republican side.