Hodgkiss, Jones voted to R-6 Board

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

BENTON -- Just over 10 percent of Scott County's registered voters stepped up to the polls to decide several school board and city races during Tuesday's municipal election.

According to the unofficial election summary provided by Scott County Clerk Rita Milam's office, 2,605 ballots were cast during Tuesday's municipal election.

"I wish more people would come out and exercise their right to vote," Milam said of the low turnout.

The following results provided by Milam's office are unofficial.

In the Sikeston R-6 school board race, Chris Hodgkiss and David L. Jones received more total votes in Scott and New Madrid counties than Kenneth Holloway. Vote totals were: Hodgkiss, 950 (844 Scott County votes and 106 New Madrid County votes); Jones, 698 votes (635 Scott County votes and 63 New Madrid County votes); and Holloway, 638 votes (578 Scott County votes and 60 New Madrid County votes).

Sikeston R-6 Scott County precinct totals were: Ward 1: Hodgkiss, 323; Jones, 295; and Holloway, 119; Ward 2/McMullin: Hodgkiss, 152; Jones, 114; and Holloway, 67; Ward 3: Hodgkiss, 75; Jones, 44; and Holloway, 47; Ward 4: Hodgkiss, 24; Jones, 12; and Holloway, 186; Miner: Hodgkiss, 242; Jones, 145; and Holloway, 135; and absentee: Hodgkiss, 28; Jones, 25; and Holloway, 24.

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