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

Today is Sunday the 23rd of November, 2014. The time is 2:48 PM
Polls have closed and ALL precincts have reported.
Results are official.
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, but these results are posted for informational use only.

County-Wide Totals

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
Yes5011
No1868

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
Yes4211
No2485

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?"
Yes3413
No3593

"Shall any health insurance plan in Illinois that provides prescription drug coverage be required to include prescription birth control as part of that coverage?"
Yes3879
No3126

"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?"
Yes3816
No3098

FEDERAL

FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR
(Vote for one)
RICHARD J. DURBIN  DEMOCRATIC2499
JAMES D. "JIM" OBERWEIS  REPUBLICAN4271
SHARON HANSEN  LIBERTARIAN314
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STATE

FOR GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
(Vote for one)
{PAT QUINN  
{PAUL VALLAS  DEMOCRATIC
1702
{BRUCE RAUNER  
{EVELYN SANGUINETTI  REPUBLICAN
4975
{CHAD GRIMM  
{ALEXANDER CUMMINGS  LIBERTARIAN
375
WRITE-IN________________  
WRITE-IN________________  
15

FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
(Vote for one)
LISA MADIGAN  DEMOCRATIC2958
PAUL M. SCHIMPF  REPUBLICAN3869
BEN KOYL  LIBERTARIAN219

FOR SECRETARY OF STATE
(Vote for one)
JESSE WHITE  DEMOCRATIC3517
MICHAEL WEBSTER  REPUBLICAN3306
CHRISTOPHER MICHEL  LIBERTARIAN237

FOR COMPTROLLER
(Vote for one)
SHEILA SIMON  DEMOCRATIC1795
JUDY BARR TOPINKA  REPUBLICAN4849
JULIE FOX  LIBERTARIAN376
WRITE-IN________________  2

FOR TREASURER
(Vote for one)
MICHAEL W. FRERICHS  DEMOCRATIC2597
TOM CROSS  REPUBLICAN4135
MATTHEW SKOPEK  LIBERTARIAN260

CONGRESSIONAL

FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
THIRTEENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
(Vote for one)
ANN E. CALLIS  DEMOCRATIC2016
RODNEY DAVIS  REPUBLICAN5007

LEGISLATIVE

FOR STATE SENATOR
FIFTY-FIRST LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
CHAPIN ROSE  REPUBLICAN6443

REPRESENTATIVE

FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
ONE HUNDRED AND FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
BILL MITCHELL  REPUBLICAN6190

COUNTY

FOR COUNTY CLERK & RECORDER
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
COLLEEN KIDD  REPUBLICAN6415

FOR COUNTY SHERIFF
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
DAVID W HUNT  REPUBLICAN6273

FOR COUNTY TREASURER
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
TIM PANKAU  REPUBLICAN6283

EDUCATIONAL SERVICE REGION

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(CHAMPAIGN AND FORD COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
JANE E. QUINLAN  REPUBLICAN2

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(DEWITT, LIVINGSTON, LOGAN AND MCLEAN COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
MARK E. JONTRY  REPUBLICAN531

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(MACON AND PIATT COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
MATTHEW T. SNYDER  REPUBLICAN5127

FOR REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
(CLARK, COLES, CUMBERLAND, DOUGLAS, EDGAR, MOULTRIE AND SHELBY COUNTIES)
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
BOBBIE MATTINGLY  REPUBLICAN430

COUNTY BOARD

FOR MEMBER OF THE COUNTY BOARD
DISTRICT 1
(Vote for one)
KATHLEEN PIATT  DEMOCRATIC1200
RAY C SPENCER  REPUBLICAN1323

FOR MEMBER OF THE COUNTY BOARD
DISTRICT 2
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
ALBERT L MANINT  REPUBLICAN2365

FOR MEMBER OF THE COUNTY BOARD
DISTRICT 3
(Vote for one)
NO CANDIDATE  DEMOCRATIC0
RANDY D SHUMARD  REPUBLICAN1598

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  REPUBLICAN6028

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  REPUBLICAN5917
WRITE-IN__(Steve Thomas)__  235

JUDICIAL RETENTION

SHALL EACH OF THE PERSONS LISTED BE RETAINED IN OFFICE AS JUDGE OF THE APPELLATE COURT FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT?
ROBERT J. STEIGMANN
YES5110
NO1075

SHALL EACH OF THE PERSONS LISTED BE RETAINED IN OFFICE AS JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT?
THOMAS J. DIFANIS
YES5064
NO1117
HARRY E. CLEM
YES4782
NO1136
ARNOLD F. BLOCKMAN
YES4761
NO1213
A. G. WEBBER
YES4879
NO1140

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?
Yes3782
No3262
Are you in favor of the disposal of chemical toxic waste over the Mahomet Aquifier at the Cinton Landfill, Inc's facility?
Yes418
No6583

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?
Yes323
No368

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?
Yes1987
No2347

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?
Yes76
No47