Winners are italicized and denoted with a check mark.

Updated with complete unofficial results.

Voters headed to the polls on Tuesday, April 3, to select leaders for a wide variety of public bodies, from municipalities and school board to nursing home boards and fire department boards.  

Full Marion County results were not available by the Courier-Post press deadline. Partial returns are reported for some races. 

Winners are italicized and denoted with a check mark.

MUNICIPALITIES

City of Hannibal

Council member, Ward 1 (Vote for one, three-year term)

Trisha O'Cheltree - 153

√  James Godert - 170

Council member, Ward 3 (Vote for one, three-year term)

√ Melissa Cogdal - 89

Municipal Judge (Vote for one, three-year term)

√ Donald Bastian - 1,077

City of Palmyra

Council member, Ward 1 (Vote for one)

Brock Fahy - 56

√  Ellen Goodwin - 115

Council member, Ward 2 (Vote for one)

√ Andrew Salsman - 96

Council member, Ward 3 (Vote for one)

√  Josh Smith - 113

Proposition A

Shall the City of Palmyra impose a sales tax of one-half of one percent for the purpose of funding capital improvements, including the operation and maintenance of capital improvements, within the City, which may include the retirement of debt under previously authorized bonded indebtedness? If approved, this capital improvement sales tax will replace the one-quarter of one percent capital improvement sales tax currently in place.

Yes - 206

√  No - 211

Proposition B

Shall the City of Palmyra impose a sales tax of one-quarter of one percent for transportation purposes for the city?

Yes - 192

√  No - 228

City of Monroe City

Mayor (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ John Long - 200
Robert E. Dowell, II - 193
Richard L. (Dick) Daggett - 94

Alderman, Ward 1 (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ Jeremy Moss - 164
Jerry M. Best - 26

Alderman, Ward 2 (Vote for one, two-year term)

Linda Greening - 47
Andrew Colombini - 19
Terry W. Tesson - 8
√ Dane Foster - 64

Alderman, Ward 3 (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ Melissa A. Hays - 67
Ralph J. Lemongelli - 66
Todd A. Harsell - 19

City Marshal (Vote for one, four-year term)

√  Tyler Wheeler - 443

City of New London

Mayor (Vote for one, two-year term)

Kenneth O’Malley - 36
Misty Jennings - 4
Anthony R. Kamrowski - 18
√ Mary Jane White - 68

Alderman, Ward 1 (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ Shawn McCourt - 37
Judith Statler - 34

Alderman, Ward 2 (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ K. Allen Ballard - 51

City of Center

Mayor (Vote for one, two-year term)

√  Dennis McMillen - 105
Aaron N. Jackson - 79

Alderman ,Ward 1 (Vote for one, two-year term)

Mary Jackson - 27
√  M. Shawn Couch - 43

Alderman, Ward 2 (Vote for one, two-year term)

√  Cristy L. Browning - 58
Sharon D. Lake - 54

City of Perry

Mayor (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ Chad Williams - 112

Alderman, Ward 1 (Vote for one, two-year term)

Jere Nelson - 32
√ Matt Hawkins - 36

Alderman, Ward 2 (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ Jim McIntire - 62

Question

Shall intoxicating liquor be sold by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises where sold?

√  Yes - 127
No - 26

City of Paris

Mayor (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ Chris Popkes - 167

Ward 1 (East) – 2 year term (Vote for one, two-year term)

√ Justin Edwards - 59

Ward 2 (West) - 2 year term (Vote for one, two-year term)

Sue Walker - 57
√  Ronnie Fields - 69

Proposition 1

Shall the city of Paris impose a local use tax at the same rate as the total local sales tax rate, currently 2.5%, provided that if the local sales tax rate is reduced or raised by voter approval, the local use tax rate shall also be reduced or raised by the same action.

√ Yes - 135
No - 57

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Hannibal School District No. 60

Board of Education member (Vote for two, three-year term)

Ryan J. Rapp - 772
√  Blane Mundle - 819
Brenda Krigbaum - 550
√  Justin Parker - 934

Ralls County R-II School District

Board of Education member (Vote for two, three-year term)

√  Jason M. Liter - 552 
√  Ritchie A. Palmer - 380
Sarah L. Boleach - 359

Paris R-II School District

Board of Education member (Vote for two, three-year term)

√  Quentin T. Ashenfelter - 248
√  Aaron Eckman - 302
Lee Wade - 168
Clint Youse - 65

Marion County R-II School District

Board of Education member (Vote for two, three-year term)

√  Judy Stratton - 129
√  Jared T. Stewart - 184
Aaron Zook - 120

Proposition KIDS

Shall the board of education, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of $850,000 for the purpose of providing funds to replace the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system; upgrade to campus to increase security; complete exterior/interior improvements; to the extent funds are available, complete other repairs and improvements; and issue bonds for the payment thereof?

√  Yes - 204
No - 25

MISCELLANEOUS

Marion County Public Water Supply District #1

Director, Sub-District 3 (Vote for one)

Darin Redd - 190
√ Mark Lovelace - 211

Marion County Nursing Home District

Director, District 1 (Vote for one)

(Write-in)

Ralls County Ambulance District

Board of Directors member (Vote for one, three-year term)

√  Cathy Whitley - 99
Anthony Smallwood - 34

Ralls County 911 Emergency Services

Board of Directors member, western district (Vote for one, four-year term)

Richard Adair - 229
√  Denise Goodwin - 440

Board of Directors member, eastern district (vote for two, four-year term)

Anthony Smallwood - 97
√  Roger Stout - 264
David Ray - 144

U.S. Highway 36 Transportation Development District

Question

Shall the U.S. Highway 36 Interstate 72 Corridor Transportation Development District be abolished? (Vote totals are for Monroe, Marion Counties)

√  Yes - 2,680
No - 845

Monroe City Special Road District

Board of Directors member (Vote for one, three-year term)

√  Tully Tonsor - 293
Lucas Lloyd - 104

NON-ELECTIONS

Some entities did not hold elections or appear on the ballot because the number of candidates who filed matched the number of open positions or did not have any open positions. The following contains the names of the candidates that shall assume the responsibilities of office.

Those entities include:

Palmyra R-I School District board of education

√  Darin D. Redd
√  Stacy D. Hoerr

Monroe City R-1 School District board of education

√  Jim Underhill
√  Darin Yager

Monroe County Health Department board of directors

No open seats

Monroe Manor board of directors

Subdistrict #5

√ Rebecca Vandlandingham

Subdistrict #6:

√  Russell Wolfe

Monroe County Ambulance District board of directors

Subdistrict #2:

√  Linda Wood

Subdistrict 4

√  Daniel Eckman

Monroe City Ambulance District board of directors

Subdistrict #2

√  Garry Gupton

Subdistrict #5

√  Howard Willard

Paris Fire Department board of directors

No open seats

Monroe County Water District #2 board of directors

√  Neal Crain