BAN ON ALCOHOL IN CITY LIMITS IS LIFTED
UPDATED AS OF 11:30AM WEDNESDAY
The vote counting continued late into the night in Bond County. And after all the pre-votes and absentee votes were counted there are new totals for election night in Bond County. The pre and absentee votes did not change any of the winners in Tuesday’s election but the final tally of votes did change. What follows is the final vote count, but like all elections nothing is official for up to 14 days. The Alcohol referendum for the City of Greenville got 1,646 no's and 850 yes votes. Since a no vote means the ban on alcohol sales in Greenville will not continue, the sale of alcohol will be permitted in Greenville.
Democrat Alan Young received 4,140 votes, winning the election for County Coroner against Republican John Donnell who got 3,597 votes.
It was a close race between Incumbent Republican Jack Langel and Democratic Kevin Sybert both running to earn a spot on the Bond County Board in District Four. Langel won with 702 votes to Sybert's 666.
In the 107th State Representative race to decide who would take Kurt Grandbergs seat after Grandberg's retirement Salem Republican John Calveletto beat Centralia Democrat Pattie Hahn 23,915 votes to 20,479 for Hahn.
In Fayette County Democrat Mary Ruot was elected Circuit Clerk, Republican Bruce Bowen won the Coroner race and Steve Friedel got 5,065 votes to win as Fayette County States Attorney despite 3,279 write in votes for Greenville attorney Dan Goggin.
In uncontested races State Senator Frank Watson, State Representative Ron Stephens, Bond County States Attorney Chris Bauer, Bond County Circuit Clerk John King and County board member Joe Whalen were all re-elected.
INCUMBENTS COME BACK FOR ANOTHER TERM
For U.S. Senator,incumbent Democrat Dick Durbin won the election over Steve Sauerberg. Incumbent Republican John Shimkus was re-elected Illinois U.S. Representative for District 19 over Daniel Davis, and it was Democrat Jerry Costello defeating Republican Timmy Richardson for Illinois U.S Representative for District 12.