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Election 2013:

Final results from Nov. 5

Results remain unchanged following canvassing last Tuesday, Nov. 12, of the Nov. 5 election results.

Contested Races

(winners in bold)

Grangeville (three four-year-term seats): Beryl Grant (250), Scott Winkler (239), and Wes Lester (228), and Tony Ellis 135.

White Bird (two four-year-term seats): Paul Sand (14), Barbara Lowe (12), and Darlene Wadsworth (11).

Doumecq annexation: 15 yes, 0 no.

Voting Statistics

For Idaho County as a whole, voter turnout for the eight precincts holding elections was 13.3 percent: 404 cast ballots out of 3,036 registered voters. Of the total registered voters, seven registered on election day.

Voter turnout was highest for the Doumecq annexation issue: 62.5 percent (15 of 24 registered voters cast ballots). Highest to lowest is as follows:

White Bird: 35.4 percent (23 of 65); Stites: 33.7 percent (28 of 83); Grangeville: 14.8 percent (260 of 1,762); Ferdinand: 12.9 percent (11 of 85); Riggins: 10.8 percent (27 of 250); Cottonwood: 5.5 percent (27 of 491); and Kooskia: 4.7 percent (13 of 276).

Uncontested Races

Cottonwood - Ron Grant and Pat Holthaus (two council positions open); Ferdinand - Justyn Hanson and Ron Riener (two council positions open); Grangeville – Bruce Walker (mayor); Kooskia - Brenda Bashaw (two council positions open); Riggins - Roy Akins and Jonny Wilson (council; two seats open), Glenna McClure (mayor); Stites - Vicki Coons and write-in Carol Y. Howe (two council positions open); White Bird – Janis Ann Owen-Comrie (two-year-term council seat).

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