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2012 Election - Liquor referendums pass - Obama re-elected

Published: 11:00 PM, 11/06/2012 Last updated: 12:45 PM, 11/09/2012
 


Source: The Rogersville Review

By Bill Grubb
News Editor

ROGERSVILLE - Although the ballot included liquor referendums, municipal elections and a presidential race, only 19,020 voters, approximately 53 percent of the county's registered voters, cast their votes in a relatively quiet election.  (Winners in bold text)

Mount Carmel
Liquor by the drink:    
Yes 1,168
No    947

Mayor  
Larry Frost         910
Gary Lawson         805              
 Eugene Christian    409

Alderman (Three)   
L. Paul Hale 1,174
Carl Wolfe 1,121
Wanda Worley-Davidson 1,018

Pete Horton 687                   
Denise Russell Livesay 800
Richard P. Bewely 660

Church Hill
Liquor by the drink   
Yes 1,341        
No 1,105

Commissioner - Church Hill Inside, Outside and McPheeter's Bend
Vote for two   
Jeff Barrett 1,510
Fred Castle 1,474

Fred Daris Horne 690
Jeret L. Ratliff 308
Dustin W. Smith 804

Surgoinsville
Alderman (Three)   
Marc Borghetti 550    
Alex Dykes 383
Joe McLain 495

Landon Pruitt 325

Rogersville
Liquor by the drink:      
Yes 708
 No 701

Package stores:      
Yes 707
No 663

City School Board    (Two)
Todd Biggs 1,072
Reed D. Matney 1,056

Mahima Kundu 183


Bulls Gap
Mayor       
Michael Solomon 215
Daniel Parrott 47

Alderman   (Four)
Jimmy Sexton 178
Betsy Shipley 206
Martha Snelson 176
Susan Williams 173

Charles H. Roark 134

While local election results came in by Tuesday's press time for The Rogersville Review, it was early Wednesday morning before President Barack Obama was officially declared the winner of a tightly contested presidential race.
    In Hawkins County former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romeny, a Republican, received 13,694 votes to the Democratic president's 4,825 votes.  Nationwide, however, it was Obama who took the prize.
    The president won a second term with 60,663,948 popular votes and 303 electoral votes to Romney's 57,822,680 popular votes and 206 electoral votes. As of Thursday, the Florida results were still not included in either man's total.
    In other races, Republican United States Senator Bob Corker won a second term with 1,504,081 votes, of which 13,663 came from Hawkins County.  His nearest rival, Mark Clayton, garnered 704,708 votes across the state and 3,826 in the county.
    Congressman Phil Roe, also a Republican, was re-elected with 180,192 votes in the first district and 13,808 in Hawkins County.  Rival Alan Woodruff received 47,015 in the district and 3,724 in the county.
    State Senator Frank Niceley and State Representative Mike Harrison faced no opposition but each received more than 12,000 complimentary votes in Hawkins County.
            


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