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Local elections produce a few surprises

? Overall turnout was low across the county. Last week?s spring general city and school election saw some surprises with voters casting their ballots for change. According to Tina Spen?cer, Marion County election officer, some of the write-in candidates even prevailed over filed candidates. ?It will be interesting to see what direction these cities go with their new leadership,? she […]

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Large turnout contributed to long lines at the polls

Some of the longest voter lines during the Nov. 4 election formed early and stretched throughout the day at polling locations in Hillsboro and Marion. But ?it was a busy day? at all voting sites in the county, according to workers. Tina Spencer, Marion County clerk and election officer, said the county has been combining polling locations for the past […]

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Write-in county commission race decided

Write-in county commission race decided

Crawford Registered voters in Marion County exceeded Secretary of State Kris Kobach?s prediction of a 22 percent statewide turnout during the Aug. 5 primary election. According to the county?s election office, 27 percent of the 7,700 registered voters in Marion County let their preferences be known regarding Republi?can and Democratic candidates seeking a spot on the general-election ballot in November. […]

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