Supervisors Formally Canvas Vote

 

By CHARLIE COMFORT

OSKALOOSA – The Mahaska County Supervisors have formally signed off on the results of the November 3rd General Election. During the canvas of votes, County Auditor Sue Brown stated that a total of 11,458 votes cast, out of 15,228 registered voters.

“We have a 75.24% turnout, so that’s really, really good,” Brown said.
There were a total of 7,007 requests for absentee ballots this year. The previous record was 6,011.

“That far exceeded our previous record on absentee,” Brown added.
Brown added that she and her elections deputy had reviewed the reports from the polls from election night and reviewed the results from each precinct to ensure that they matched up.
The official results, as approved by the Board, are:

President
Biden/Harris- 2,894
Trump/Pence- 8,297
De La Fuente/Richardson- 8
Blankenship/Mohr- 10
King/Chandler- 2
Hawkings/Walker- 13
Jorgensen/Cohen- 134
Pierce/Ballard- 4
West/Tidball- 19
Write in- 23

US Senator
Greenfield- 2,969
Ernst- 7,860
Stewart- 273
Hezog- 8
Write-in- 8

US Representative District 2
Hart- 3,074
Miller-Meeks- 7,575
Write-in- 26

State Senate District 40
Roorda- 2,987
Rozenboom- 7,888
Write-in- 17

State Representative District 79
Hite- 7,177
Write-in- 105

State Representative District 80
Brink- 1,991
Write-in- 20

Board of Supervisors (4 year term)
Kaul-Goodman- 3,579
Groenendyk- 7,087
Write-in- 17

Board of Supervisors (2-year term)
Ossian- 2,978
Webb- 7,561
Write-in- 26

County Auditor
Brown- 9.330
Write-in- 51

County Sheriff-
Van Renterghem- 9,753
Write-in- 62

County Supervisor-Elect Chuck Webb will be sworn in at the next regular meeting of the Mahaska County Supervisors, as he was running to fill a vacancy. Under Iowa election law, positions that are elected to fill a vacancy are sworn in at the first meeting after the formal canvas of votes.

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