Franklin County Election Results

The results for Presidential/Vice Presidential election for Franklin County were as follows: Obama/Biden received 16,294 which is 34.86%, Romney/Ryan received 29,271 votes which is 62.62%, and Johnson/Gary received 833 votes which is 1.78%.

In the U.S. Senator election, Franklin County’s voters voted 21,746 or 47.08% for Claire McCaskill, 21.194 votes or 45.88% for Todd Akin, and 3,163 votes or 6.85% for Jonathan Dine.

In the race for Missouri Governor, Jeremiah W Nixon received 22,782 votes which is 49.21%, David Spence received 22,247 votes which is 48.05%, and Jim Higgins received 1,249 votes, which is 2.07%.

In the election for Lieutenant Governor, Susan Montee received 16,165 votes which comes to 35.57%, Peter Kinder received 26,106 votes which comes to 57.45%, Matthew Copple received 1,483 votes which comes to 3.26%, and Cynthia L Davis received 1,666 votes which comes to 3.67%.

The results for Secretary of State were as follows: Jason Kander received 18,838 votes which is 41.92%, Shane Schoeller received 24,240 votes which is 53.94%, Cisse W Spragins received 1,268 votes which is 2.82%, and Justin Harter received 571 votes which is 1.27%.

In the running for State Treasurer, Franklin County’s votes went 21,001 or 46.75% to Clint Zweifel, 21,865 votes or 48.67% to Cole McNary, and 2,032 votes or 4.52% to Sean O’Toole.

In the race for Attorney General, Chris Koster received 22,268 votes which comes to 49.20%, Ed Martin received 21,129 votes which comes to 46.69%, and Dave Browning received 1,840 votes which comes to 4.07%

In the running for U.S Representative for district 3, Eric C. Mayer received 13,776 votes which comes out to 30.53%, Blaine Luetkemeyer received 26,650 votes which comes out to 65.70%, and Steven Wilson received 1679 votes which comes out to 3.72%.

For State Representative for District 61, Franklin County’s votes went 3,203 or 27.54% to Michael Sage and 8,420 or 72.40% to David Schatz.

In the race for District 109 State Representative, Franklin County’s voting results went 7,148 votes or 42.29% to Ann Schroeder and 9,741 votes or 57.63% to Paul Curtman.

The Commissioner Second District results were as follows, 7,942 votes or 38.57% To Teresa Connelly and 12,596 votes or 61.32% to Michael A. Schatz.

In the race for Assessor in Franklin County, Angela J. Beckett received 15,954 votes which comes out to 35.53%, Tom Copeland received 27,264 votes which comes out to 60.71%, and Robert Trokey received 1,664 votes which comes out to 3.71%.

In the race for Public Administrator, Mary Jo Straatmann received 22,651 votes which comes out to 50.35% and Julie Bowen received 22,288 votes which comes out to 49.54%.

In making a decision over Constitutional Amendment 3, Franklin County votes went 9,081 votes or 20.86% yes and 34,444 votes or 79.14% no.

Proposition A received 27,460 or 63.095 yes votes and 16,066 votes or 36.91% no.

In deciding upon Proposition E, Franklin County votes went 28,706 votes (65.32%) yes and 15,242 votes (34.68%).

In voting for County of Franklin Question, 20,666 votes (45.93%) were yes and 24,325 votes (54.07%) were no.

The City of Gerald Proposition votes went 318 votes(62.60%) yes and 190 votes (37.40%) no.

The Strain-Japan R-XVI School question votes went 258 votes or 55.66% yes and 210 or 44.34% no.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 hours 1 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 57 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.