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Officials say new voting machines worked well

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley said things went smoothly during the spring municipal and school board election April 4 in the county.

"Our election judges worked well with the new voting machines and there were no problems," Hensley said. He said that all the judges will be required to take more training with the new voting machines before the August primary and the November general election.

Hensley announced the following election results:

Koshkonong:

Two school board members were elected in the Koshkonong School District. They are: Tammy Hampton, 71 votes, and Michael Adams, 50 votes.

Geneva Bernard was re-elected Ward I alderman, receiving 11 votes to Jenny Davis' seven votes.

Couch:

Two school board members were elected in the Couch school district. They are: Steve Honeycutt, 115 votes, and Jeff Lawrence, 91 votes.

Thayer:

Newcomer Mike Harber defeated incumbent Fern Hickinbotham for the North Ward alderman seat 72 votes to 34 votes.

Incumbent Steve Alford was re-elected as the South Ward alderman receiving 67 votes. He defeated Johnny Jewell who received 32 votes and Mildred Cornelius who received 36 votes.



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