Election News2020 Primary Election Results

2020 Primary Election Results

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​Johnson wins sheriff, Croll defeats incumbent treasurer

Coffey County voters decided multiple contested county races when they went to the polls in Tuesday’s primary election. In Republican races, Thomas Johnson defeated Michael Roney for Coffey County Sheriff; incumbent Angie Kirchner defeated Stella Eccles in the County Clerk race; Richard Croll won a four-way race against incumbent treasurer Karen Maley, Laura Hawkins and Stella Eccles; incumbent Don Meats defeated Christine Williams in the race for Coffey County Commissioner in District 2, and Jesse Knight defeated Randy Miller in the commission race for District 3.

​The Kansas House – 76th District was won by incumbent Eric Smith, Burlington, with 69 percent of all district votes, over Robert Harmon, Osage City. 

​While Coffey County favored incumbent Bruce Givens over Michael Fagg in the Kansas Senate — 14th District race, 1,271-1,022, Fagg upset Givens districtwide with 54 percent of the votes. 

​Coffey Countians cast 2,317 ballots out of 6,079 registered voters for a 38.11 percent turnout. Provisional ballots and advance ballots cast by mail and received after Election Day will be considered Tuesday when the election is canvassed.

​Statewide results are at http://www.sos.ks.gov/ent/kssos_ent.html.

2020 Primary Election

Unofficial Coffey County Results

Aug. 4, 2020

* – winner, (i) – incumbent

Coffey County Sheriff

R – *Thomas L. Johnson ​1,474

R – Michael L. Roney 925

Coffey County Clerk

R – *Angie Kirchner (i) 1,256

R – Stella P. Eccles 1,156

D – Donna Wallace 257

Coffey County Treasurer

R – *Richard Croll 873

R – Laura A. Hawkins 676

R – Karen E. Maley (i) 610

R – Danah Stahl 231

Coffey County Commissioner – District 2

R – *Donald L. Meats 235

R – Christine Williams 215

Coffey County Commissioner – District 3

R – *Jesse Knight 250

R – Randy Miller 223

Coffey County Register of Deeds

R – *Gwen R. Birk (i) 2,312

Coffey County Attorney

R – *Wade H. Bowie II (i) 2,245

Kansas House of Representatives
District 76

R – *Eric L. Smith (i) 2,051

R – Robert Harmon 342

Kansas Senate – Dist. 14

R – Bruce Givens (i) ​1,271

R – Michael A. Fagg 1,022

U.S. House of Representatives – Dist. 2

R – Jake LaTurner 1,094

D – Michelle De La Isla 213

U.S. Senate 

R – Roger Marshall 725

D – Barbara Bollier 245

Township Trustee: Republican Winners – Burlington Township – Sean Douglass, 129; Key West Township – Janie Baker, 75; Neosho Township – Irene Kennard, 46; Pleasant Township, Terry Emmons, 71; Rock Creek Township – Timothy E. Johnson, 177. Democratic Winners – Rock Creek Township – Dale Hinderliter, 23.

Township Treasurer: Republican Winners – Burlington Township – Warren Bell, 130; Key West Township – Holly Myers, 75; Lincoln Township – Ida M. Wilson, 304; Neosho Township – Lyle Fischer, 46;  Pleasant Township – Nancy L. Jesse, 73; Pottawatomie Township – David Poire, 63; Rock Creek Township – Larry Bender, 187.

Republican Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen: Winners – Burlington City Ward 1 – Robert Fitz, 197, Kathy Gales, 208; Burlington City Ward 2 – Brad L. Jones, 196, Rebecca Jo Smith, 189; Burlington City Ward 3 – Donald E. Small, 207, Denise Humlicek, 215; Burlington Township – Warren Bell, 129, Linda Bell, 127; Key West – James R. Strawder, 72, Kim Strawder, 72; LeRoy Township – Bill Otto, 156; Lincoln Township – Richard L. Morgan, 289, Ida Wilson, 286; Neosho Township – Roger Cook, 45, Tasha Rogers, 43; Ottumwa Township – Russel K. Stukey, 104, Angie Kirchner, 181; Pleasant Township – Mark Harris, 72, Carol Harris, 70; Pottawatomie Township – Greg Kropf, 59, Sharon Henry, 59; Rock Creek Township – Timothy E. Johnson, 170, Georgia Masten, 186; Star Township – Susan J. Mueller, 59; Burlington Ward 1 – Kathleen D. Gales, 171; Burlington Ward 2 – Brad L. Jones, 121, Rebecca Jo Smith, 110; Burlington Ward 3 – Donald E. Small, 139, Denise Humlicek, 145.

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