Meigs County Elections Coverage (Results) 11/04/08-11/05/08
11/05 12:16 AM - Story Republicans won two of the three contested positions in the Meigs County local elections and the Southern Local School Tax Renewal Levy passed. In the Clerk of Courts race, Republican candidate Diane Lynch defeated Democratic opponent Brenda Phalin (FAIL-in) by over one thousand votes. Republican Thomas Anderson won one of the county commissioner seats with approximately 4,000 votes, defeating Democrat Thomas Lowery (LOW-ery) and Independent Bill Quickel. An independent won the second seat as county commissioner. Independent Michael Bartrum won the race defeating Republican Jim Sheets by almost three thousand votes. The Southern Local School District Renewal Levy passed in the local election as well. The levy will renew a tax for current expenses of 4 mills for five years.
11/05 12:04 AM – Live Results All the precincts and absentee ballots have been counted in Meigs County. Here are the final election results: In the Clerk of Courts race, Republican candidate Diane Lynch won the race with 5,455 votes and Democratic candidate Brenda Phalin (FAIL-in) trailed behind with 4,240.
The results are also in for the Two County Commissioner Races In the first race: Republican Thomas Anderson won with 4,104 votes followed by Democrat Thomas Lowery (LOW-ery) with 3,936 votes and Independent Bill Quickel followed behind with 1,613 votes.
In the second County Commissioner race, Independent Michael Bartrum won with 6,621 votes and Republican Jim Sheets followed behind with 3,355.
The Southern Local School Tax Renewal Levy passed with 1,287 votes for and 808 votes against its passing. The levy will renew a tax for current expenses of 4 mills for five years.