Osage County’s unofficial Election Night tally

Osage County recorded an abundance of voters in Tuesday’s general election, with many polling places across the county experiencing waiting lines when the polls opened and at peak voting times throughout the day. Even sparsely populated Barclay Township had more voters than usual, with poll workers Donna Williams, Mary Lou Estes, and Ruth Figgs, reporting their usual number of voters, around 40, was reached by noon on Election Day; 92 votes in Barclay were cast by poll closing.

In a record voter turnout in recent history, 7,398 of 10,133 registered voters in Osage County cast ballots in the Nov. 8, 2016, general election. The unofficial tally of votes in Osage County released by the Osage County Clerk’s office on Election Night are as follows:

President and Vice-President ….. Countywide ….. statewide

  • Clinton and Kaine, Democratic……………………………. 1,730……413,482
  • Trump and Pence, Republican…………………………….. 4,713……655,035
  • Johnson and Weld, Libertarian……………………………… 289……53,476
  • Stein and Baraka, Independent…………………………….. 162……22,628

United States Senate

  • Patrick Wiesner, Lawrence, Democratic………………. 1,609……367,596
  • Jerry Moran, Republican, Manhattan………………….. 4,872……715,363
  • Robert D. Garrard, Edgerton, Libertarian………………. 478……63,280

United States Representative, 2nd District

  • Britani Potter, Ottawa, Democratic………………………. 1,607……94,386
  • Lynn Jenkins, Topeka, Republican……………………… 4,903……177,728
  • James Houston Bales, Lawrence, Libertarian……….. 429……18,685

State Offices

State Senator, 19th District

  • Anthony Hensley, Topeka, Democratic………………. 3,261……16,614
  • Zach Haney, Topeka, Republican……………………….. 3,650……11,769

State Representative 54th District

  • Renae Hansen, Berryton, Democratic…………………. 1,285……5,024
  • Ken Corbet, Topeka, Republican…………………………. 1,802……5,825

State Representative 59th District

  • Blaine Finch, Ottawa, Republican……………………….. 1,328

State Representative 76th District

  • Teresa Briggs, Reading, Democratic………………………. 943……3,323
  • Eric L. Smith, Burlington, Republican………………….. 1,308……5,832

State Board of Education Member, 4th District

  • Ann E. Mah, Topeka, Democratic……………………….. 2,865……71,938
  • Sue E. Mollenkamp, Topeka, Republican……………. 3,918……51,254

County Offices

County Commissioner, 2nd District

  • James R. Foster, Carbondale, Democratic ……………. 798
  • Gaylord D. Anderson, Carbondale, Republican…… 1,701

County Commissioner 3rd District

  • Kenneth J. Kuykendall, Osage City, Republican….. 1,925
  • Write-in…………………………………………………………………… 58

County Clerk

  • Rhonda Beets, Lebo, Republican………………………… 6,188
  • Write-in…………………………………………………………………… 76

County Treasurer

  • Lexie Fager, Osage City, Republican……………………. 6,222
  • Write-in…………………………………………………………………… 86

Register of Deeds

  • Linda L. Massey, Lyndon, Republican………………… 5,998
  • Write-in………………………………………………………………….. 306

County Attorney

  • Brandon L. Jones, Ottawa, Republican……………….. 5,984
  • Write-in………………………………………………………………….. 143

County Sheriff

  • David Kidwell, Scranton, Democratic………………….. 1,732
  • Laurie Dunn, Lyndon, Republican………………………. 5,111
  • Write-in…………………………………………………………………… 31

Township Offices

Agency Township Trustee

  • Sam Watts, Quenemo, Democratic……………………….. 128

Agency Township Treasurer

  • Write-in…………………………………………………………………… 57

Arvonia Township Trustee

  • James (Jim) Wallace, Lebo, Republican…………………. 51

Arvonia Township Treasurer

  • Kyle J. Barr, Lebo, Republican……………………………….. 50

Barclay Township Trustee

  • Russell H. Balding, Reading, Republican……………….. 88

Barclay Township Treasurer

  • Dennis D. Brock, Reading, Republican…………………… 86

Burlingame Township Trustee

  • David Dreyer, Burlingame, Democratic…………………. 613

Burlingame Township Treasurer

  • Write-in………………………………………………………………….. 111

Dragoon Township Trustee

  • David W. Thompson, Burlingame, Republican…….. 105

Dragoon Township Treasurer

  • Mike McCue, Burlingame, Republican…………………. 106

Elk Township Trustee

  • Tom Moore, Overbrook, Republican…………………….. 825

Elk Township Treasurer

  • Hope Koger, Overbrook, Democratic…………………….. 743

Fairfax Township Trustee

  • Robert Scheid, Scranton, Republican……………………. 265

Fairfax Township Treasurer

  • Jan Koehler, Lyndon, Republican…………………………. 262

Grant Township Trustee

  • Fred L. Pearson, Osage City, Republican………………. 123

Grant Township Treasurer

  • Patrick S. Bean, Osage City, Republican……………….. 127

Junction Township Trustee

  • Jacob A. Sand, Overbrook, Republican…………………. 518

Junction Township Treasurer

  • Jane M. Smith, Vassar, Democratic………………………. 449

Lincoln Township Trustee

  • Darin Patterson, Melvern, Republican……………………. 50

Lincoln Township Treasurer

  • Charles Wilde, Quenemo, Republican……………………. 48

Melvern Township Treasurer

  • Jim Irey, Melvern, Republican………………………………. 297

Olivet Township Trustee

  • David L. Combes, Lebo, Republican…………………….. 114

Olivet Township Treasurer

  • Brian Allison, Lebo, Democratic……………………………. 103

Ridgeway Township Treasurer

  • Clarence J. Wolfe, Carbondale, Republican………….. 860

Scranton Township Treasurer

  • Edward Hug, Scranton, Republican………………………. 381

Superior Township Trustee

  • Chris Croucher, Osage City, Republican……………….. 108

Superior Township Treasurer

  • Ronda Harmon, Osage City, Republican………………. 115

Valley Brook Township Trustee

  • Dan Dehn, Lyndon, Republican……………………………. 560

Reading Rural Fire District Board Member

  • Joshua M. Weltha, Reading……………………………………. 33

Kansas Supreme Court Justices…………………………….. Yes……… No

  • Position No. 1 Carol A. Beier, Topeka………………….. 3,759….. 2,934
  • Position No. 2 Dan Biles, Shawnee………………………. 3,682….. 2,954
  • Position No. 3 Lawton R. Nuss, Topeka………………. 3,688….. 2,949
  • Position No. 5 Marla Luckert, Topeka…………………. 3,746….. 2,887
  • Position No. 7 Caleb Stegall, Lawrence………………… 4,387….. 2,147

Kansas Court Of Appeals Judges…………………………… Yes……… No

  • Position No. 2. Steve Leben, Fairway…………………… 3,768….. 2,703
  • Position No. 3. G. Joseph Pierron, Jr., Lawrence…… 3,698….. 2,703
  • Position No. 6. David E. Bruns, Topeka……………….. 4,405….. 2,022
  • Position No. 8. G. Gordon Atcheson, Overland Park……….. 3,649….. 2,753
  • Position No. 9. Karen Arnold-Burger, Overland Park………. 3,701….. 2,698
  • Position No. 14. Kathryn A. Gardner, Topeka……… 4,481….. 1,930

District Court Judges, 4th Judicial District……………… Yes……… No

  • Division No. 2. Douglas P. Witteman, LeRoy………. 4,225….. 1,930
  • Division No. 3. Eric W. Godderz, Garnett……………… 4,462….. 1,959

District Magistrate Judge, 4th Judicial District……….. Yes……… No

  • Position No. 1. Taylor J. Wine, Lyndon………………… 4,768….. 1,668

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