The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

County Election Crew Has Early Night Of Counting

by Dessa Rodeffer, Quill Publisher/Owner

Henderson County Election officials under the direction of County Clerk Marcella Cisna, was able to turn off the lights before 10 p.m. Tuesday Night as all the ballots were counted before 9:30, two and a half hours after the polls were closed.

With 13 precincts and 57.20% of the 5,297 registered voters turning out, that is a pretty good evening,

There was no punching, and no chads to worry about, and voters placed their own ballots into a voting machine which tallied the results and let you know how many had voted so far in your precinct.

In the County race, County Clerk Marcella Cisna (REP), running unopposed, received 2,421 (97.86%) votes with 53 write-ins.

In the race for County Treasurer Susan Meyer (REP) was elected to her second term with 1,855 (63.03%) votes over challenger Nina M. Hurt (DEM) who had 1,084 (36.83%). There were 4 write-ins for Treasurer.

County Sheriff Mark Lumbeck (DEM) ran unopposed with 2,487 (97.19) votes with 72 write-ins.

For County Board with two Republicans and four Democrats running for the six spots, the results is as follows:

Marty Lafary (D) 2,228 (17.28%)

Terry L. Myers (D) 2,170 (16.83%)

Hugh Pence (D) 2,150 (16.67%)

Jon A Gullberg (D) 2,105 (16.33)

Albert Renken (R) 2,085 (16.17)

Curt Eisenmayer (R) 2,043 (15.84)

Regional Supt. of Schools (Henderson-Mercer-Warren) running unopposed was Glen W. Braden (R) receiving 1,826 (96.66) votes with 63 write-ins.

Representative In The General Assembly 94th District Richard P. "Rich" Myers (R) 1,161 (38.91) vote to Gail Russell (D) 1,822 (61.06). Final vote not available.