Osage County’s Republicans elect treasurer, register of deeds in primary election

With about 25 percent of Osage County’s registered voters casting ballots in the Aug. 2, 2016, primary election, some Republican officials were automatically elected to office due to no opposition, while several races were set for the general election for offices that had Democrat and Republican candidates. Races for county treasurer and register of deeds were also decided by the county’s registered Republicans. Lexie Fager was elected as treasurer with 1,021 votes over incumbent Shari Weber with 516 votes, and Tamara Tevis-Massey with 506. In the register of deeds race, incumbent Linda Massey won her longtime office with 1,222 votes against opponent Rose Hearn’s 803 votes.

Here are the unofficial results of local races in Tuesday’s primary election as provided by the Osage County Clerk’s Office. The top vote getters of each party will be on the ballot for the November general election, with write-in opportunities in uncontested races.

Osage County Clerk

  • Rhonda Beets – Republican…………………………. 1,790

County Attorney

  • Brandon L. Jones – Republican…………………….. 1,717

County Treasurer

  • Lexie Fager – Republican…………………………….. 1,021
  • Tamara Tevis-Massey – Republican………………. 506
  • Shari Weber – Republican…………………………… 516

Register of Deeds

  • Linda L. Massey – Republican………………………. 1,222
  • Rose M. Hearn – Republican……………………….. 803

Commissioner District 2

  • Gaylord D. Anderson – Republican……………….. 536
  • James R. Foster – Democrat………………………… 159

Commissioner District 3

  • Kenneth J. Kuykendall – Republican……………… 681

Sheriff

  • David Kidwell – Democrat…………………………… 345
  • Laurie Dunn – Republican……………………………. 1,477
  • Marty Kane – Republican……………………………. 585

Township Offices

Arvonia

  • James (Jim) Wallace – Trustee – Republican……. 16
  • Don Rogers – Treasurer – Republican…………….. 8
  • Kyle J. Barr – Treasurer – Republican……………… 12

Barclay

  • Dennis D. Brock – Treasurer – Republican……….. 46
  • Russell H. Balding – Trustee – Republican……….. 47

Dragoon

  • Mike McCue – Treasurer – Republican…………… 38
  • David W. Thompson – Trustee – Republican……. 38

Elk

  • Hope Koger – Treasurer – Democrat……………… 46
  • Tom Moore – Trustee – Republican………………. 226

Fairfax

  • Robert Scheid – Trustee – Republican……………. 65

Grant

  • Patrick S. Bean – Treasurer – Republican………… 63
  • Fred L. Pearson – Trustee – Republican………….. 62

Junction

  • Jane M. Smith – Treasurer – Democrat…………… 39
  • Gary Summers – Trustee – Republican…………… 82
  • Jacob A. Sand – Trustee – Republican…………….. 88

Melvern

  • Jim Irey – Treasurer – Republican………………….. 98

Olivet

  • David L. Combes – Trustee – Republican………… 41

Superior

  • Gary Moulin – Trustee – Republican………………. 26
  • Ronda P. Harmon – Treasurer – Republican…….. 57
  • Chris Croucher – Trustee – Republican…………… 35

Precinct Committee Persons

Barclay

  • Kenneth J. Kuykendall – Republican……………… 42
  • Lori Kuykendall – Republican……………………….. 42

Grant

  • Michelle A. Bailey – Republican……………………. 57

Vassar

  • Gary Summers – Republican……………………….. 82
  • Frances L. Summers – Republican…………………. 84

Melvern

  • Kathryn L. Dewey – Republican……………………. 92
  • John W. Dewey – Republican………………………. 94

Olivet

  • Marian M. Burns – Republican……………………… 34
  • Clyde M. Burns – Republican……………………….. 36

Scranton

  • Dana K. Webber – Republican……………………… 66

North Ridgeway

  • Chaesare Gray – Democrat…………………………. 35

South Ridgeway

  • Sue Anderson – Republican……………………… 82
  • Gaylord D. Anderson – Republican……………….. 77

North Valley Brook

  • Lois Wadsworth Butel – Republican………………. 134
  • Ronald R. Groff – Republican……………………….. 137

South Valley Brook

  • Virginia Kersten – Republican………………………. 66

Superior

  • Casey Mussatto – Republican………………………. 44

2nd Ward

  • Barbara Paxton – Democrat………………………… 14

3rd Ward

  • Carolyn J. Rosetta – Democrat……………………… 32
  • Joe Humerickhouse – Republican…………………. 66
  • Thelma K. Humerickhouse – Republican………… 67

Osage County had 10,624 voters registered for the 2016 primary election; 2,699 ballots were cast.

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