NOVEMBER 4, 2014 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS FOR PIATT COUNTY, ILLINOIS

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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSALS

"NOTICE

THE FAILURE TO VOTE THIS BALLOT MAY BE THE EQUIVALENT OF A NEGATIVE VOTE, BECAUSE A CONVENTION SHALL BE CALLED OR THE AMENDMENT SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE IF APPROVED BY EITHER THREE-FIFTHS OF THOSE VOTING ON THE QUESTION OR A MAJORITY OF THOSE VOTING IN THE ELECTION. (THIS IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A DIRECTION THAT YOUR VOTE IS REQUIRED TO BE CAST EITHER IN FAVOR OF OR IN OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSITION HEREIN CONTAINED.)

WHETHER YOU VOTE THIS BALLOT OR NOT YOU MUST RETURN IT TO THE ELECTION JUDGE WHEN YOU LEAVE THE VOTING BOOTH".

CONSTITUTION BALLOT
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE 1970 ILLINOIS CONSTITUTION

Explanation of Amendment
The proposed amendment makes changes to Section 8.1 of Article 1 of the Illinois Constitution, the Crime Victims' Bill of Rights. The proposed amendment would expand certain rights already granted to crime victims in Illinois and give crime victims the ability to enforce their rights in a court of law. You are asked to decide whether the proposed amendment should become part of the Illinois Constitution.

For the proposed amendment of Section 8.1 to Article I of the Illinois Constitution
Yes0
No0

CONSTITUTION BALLOT
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE 1970 ILLINOIS CONSTITUTION

Explanation of Amendment
The proposed amendment adds a new section to the Suffrage and Elections Article of the Illinois Constitution. The proposed amendment would prohibit any law that disproportionately affects the rights of eligible Illinois citizens to register to vote or cast a ballot based on the voter's race, color, ethnicity, status as a member of a language minority, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or income. You are asked to decide whether the proposed amendment should become part of the Illinois Constitution.

For the proposed addition of Section 8 to Article III of the Illinois Constitution
Yes0
No0

STATEWIDE ADVISORY QUESTIONS

"Shall the minimum wage in Illinois for adults over the age of 18 be raised to $10 per hour by January 1, 2015?"
Yes0
No0

"Shall any health insurance plan in Illinois that provides prescription drug coverage be required to include prescription birth control as part of that coverage?"
Yes0
No0

"Should the Illinois Constitution be amended to require that each school district receive additional revenue based on their number of students, from an additional 3% tax on income greater than one million dollars?"
Yes0
No0

FEDERAL

FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR
(Vote for one)
RICHARD J. DURBIN  DEMOCRATIC0
JAMES D. "JIM" OBERWEIS  REPUBLICAN0
SHARON HANSEN  LIBERTARIAN0
WRITE-IN________________  0

STATE

FOR GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
(Vote for one)
{PAT QUINN  
{PAUL VALLAS  DEMOCRATIC
0
{BRUCE RAUNER  
{EVELYN SANGUINETTI  REPUBLICAN
0
{CHAD GRIMM  
{ALEXANDER CUMMINGS  LIBERTARIAN
0
WRITE-IN________________  
WRITE-IN________________  
0

FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
(Vote for one)
LISA MADIGAN  DEMOCRATIC0
PAUL M. SCHIMPF  REPUBLICAN0
BEN KOYL  LIBERTARIAN0

FOR SECRETARY OF STATE
(Vote for one)
JESSE WHITE  DEMOCRATIC0
MICHAEL WEBSTER  REPUBLICAN0
CHRISTOPHER MICHEL  LIBERTARIAN0

FOR COMPTROLLER
(Vote for one)
SHEILA SIMON  DEMOCRATIC0
JUDY BARR TOPINKA  REPUBLICAN0
JULIE FOX  LIBERTARIAN0
WRITE-IN________________  0

FOR TREASURER
(Vote for one)
MICHAEL W. FRERICHS  DEMOCRATIC0
TOM CROSS  REPUBLICAN0
MATTHEW SKOPEK  LIBERTARIAN0

CONGRESSIONAL

FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
THIRTEENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
(Vote for one)
ANN E. CALLIS  DEMOCRATIC0
RODNEY DAVIS  REPUBLICAN0

LEGISLATIVE

FOR STATE SENATOR
FIFTY-FIRST LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
CHAPIN ROSE  REPUBLICAN0

REPRESENTATIVE

FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
ONE HUNDRED AND FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
BILL MITCHELL  REPUBLICAN0

COUNTY

FOR COUNTY CLERK & RECORDER
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
COLLEEN KIDD  REPUBLICAN0

FOR COUNTY SHERIFF
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
DAVID W HUNT  REPUBLICAN0

FOR COUNTY TREASURER
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
TIM PANKAU  REPUBLICAN0

EDUCATIONAL SERVICE REGION

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(CHAMPAIGN AND FORD COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
JANE E. QUINLAN  REPUBLICAN0

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(DEWITT, LIVINGSTON, LOGAN AND MCLEAN COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
MARK E. JONTRY  REPUBLICAN0

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(MACON AND PIATT COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
MATTHEW T. SNYDER  REPUBLICAN0

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(CLARK, COLES, CUMBERLAND, DOUGLAS, EDGAR, MOULTRIE AND SHELBY COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
BOBBIE MATTINGLY  REPUBLICAN0

COUNTY BOARD

FOR MEMBER OF THE COUNTY BOARD
DISTRICT 1
(Vote for one)
KATHLEEN PIATT  DEMOCRATIC0
RAY C SPENCER  REPUBLICAN0

FOR MEMBER OF THE COUNTY BOARD
DISTRICT 2
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
ALBERT L MANINT  REPUBLICAN0

FOR MEMBER OF THE COUNTY BOARD
DISTRICT 3
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
RANDY D SHUMARD  REPUBLICAN0

JUDICIAL

FOR JUDGE OF THE APPELLATE COURT
FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
(To fill the vacancy of the Hon. John T. McCullough)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
LISA HOLDER WHITE  REPUBLICAN0

FOR JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
PIATT COUNTY
(To fill the vacancy of the Hon. John P. Shonkwiler)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
HUGH FINSON  REPUBLICAN0
WRITE-IN________________  0

JUDICIAL RETENTION

SHALL EACH OF THE PERSONS LISTED BE RETAINED IN OFFICE AS JUDGE OF THE APPELLATE COURT FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT?
ROBERT J. STEIGMANN
YES0
NO0

SHALL EACH OF THE PERSONS LISTED BE RETAINED IN OFFICE AS JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT?
THOMAS J. DIFANIS
YES0
NO0
HARRY E. CLEM
YES0
NO0
ARNOLD F. BLOCKMAN
YES0
NO0
A. G. WEBBER
YES0
NO0

PROPOSITIONS

COUNTY
Shall a retailers' occupational tax and a service occupation tax (commonly referred to as a "sales tax") be imposed in The County of Piatt, Illinois at a rate of 1% to be used exclusively for school facility purposes?
Yes0
No0
Are you in favor of the disposal of chemical toxic waste over the Mahomet Aquifier at the Cinton Landfill, Inc's facility?
Yes0
No0

NORTHERN PIATT FIRE
Shall the Board of Trustees of the Northern Piatt Fire Protection District levy a special tax at a rate not to exceed .40% of the value of all taxable property within the district as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue for the purpose of providing ambulance services?
Yes0
No0

MONTICELLO COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 25
Shall the Board of Education of Monticello Community Unit School District No. 25, in Piatt, DeWitt and Champaign Counties, Illinois, acquire, construct and install a project to acquire the site for and construct a new high school, construct renovations to the existing high school and Washington elementary school and close out White Heath and Lincoln elementary buildings, and related fixtures, equipment, facilities, improvements and costs, and issue bonds of such School District to the amount of $40,000,000 for such purpose?
Yes0
No0

VILLAGE OF DELAND
Shall the corporate authorities of the Village of DeLand levy a one percent (1%) sales tax for expenditures on municipal operations, expenitures on public infrastructure or property tax relief?
Yes0
No0