Multiple school boards, trustees and aldermen races were on the Cape County ballot. The results of the Cape County Municipal Elections came as a shock to some. Advance R-4 School District had 3 candidates for two spots on the school board for a three-year term, David Kennedy, Todd Ritter and Joshua J. Johnson. Tod Ritter & David Kennedy picked up the votes needed to take those spots. Todd Ritter lead with the majority vote, he tells KZIM KSIM he’s excited to bring his hardworking skills to the table.
Meadow Heights R-11 School District was looking to fill two seats on their school board for a three-year term, and there were 3 candidates running: Sheila Bess, Denise Lewis, and Brian K. Brugger. No one voted to fill those seats. Oak Ridge R-6 Schools had Ron Tracey, Vernon Schoen, Jason Glueck, and James Seyer running to fill two spots on the board: Jason Glueck & James Seyer took the majority there. Delta R-V School District had Amy White, Pricilla Hornbuckle, Meredith Cox Scherer, Virgle Alan Ikerman, and Greg Brawley running to fill two spots on the board: ______________ & _____________took the majority there. Cape Girardeau School District No. 63 had 3 running for two spots on the board: Adrian V. Toole, Jeff Glenn, and Paul Lett: Jeff Glenn & Adrian V. Toole took the majority. Toole received 39.63% of votes, he tells KZIM KSIM he’s excited about his position.
Jeffery Glenn came in first with 40.43% of the votes and he tells KZIM KSIM that he thanks, everyone who cast a vote.
Reorganized School District R-II had 2 running for two spots on the board: Lonnie Dan Stover, Brad E. Noel, and Brian L. Thompson. Lonnie Dan Stover & Brian L. Thompson took the majority. Brian Thompson led with 1,999 votes, he tells KZIM KSIM he looks forward to his position on the board.
White water Fire Protection Districts in East County will have two new board members with Eric McIntyre, Paul Graham, and a Write in fighting vying for the spots: Eric McIntyre led with 89 votes, and Paul Graham right behind him with 7.
Yesterday/On Tuesday a Proposition to Keep Meadows Heights safe was on the Ballot for the Cape County Municipal election, for a vote of yes or no to borrow money in the amount of $650,000 in order to provide funds to install a new security system, upgrade the existing surveillance system, repair the gymnasium roof, and construct a new drive way east of the current parking lot and more. No one voted on the proposition. Jackson had three open Alderman Seats for Wards 1, 2, 3, and 4 With Philip Penzel being the only one to run for the seat, receiving 97.52% of the votes. Dave Reiminger won the seat for Ward two. Larry P. Cunningham won Ward three, he tells KZIM KSIM he was a tad bit worried about the write in.
Joe Bob Baker won the seat Ward for 4 seat. Delta had two spots to fill for a two-year term as Alderman: Ruth Theile, Janie Kirkpatrick, Dennis Lesch, and Teresa Byrum ran for the position. Voters chose Janie Kirkpatrick & Dennis Lesch. Rocky King won the seat for Mayor in the City of Delta, which he will run for a two-year term. Evelyn Nussbaum received the winning votes for City Collector, a two-year term, with 52 votes. She tells KZIM KSIM this is her first time filling the position, and just want to do a great job for her city.
She says she ran for the position since the collector before her decided to not run again.