Southern Illinois County Election Results

Southern Illinois County Election Results

(WQRL) – Franklin County elected Republican newcomer Kevin Wilson as its new County Clerk in Tuesday’s mid-term election.

Wilson beat Democrat John H. Gardner Jr. 9,556 to 2,764. Wilson will replace Republican Greg Woolard who is retiring after service two terms in office.

In the County Treasurer’s race, Incumbent Republican Steve “Verse” Vercellino (ver-suh-lee-no) beat Democrat Any Sileven (SY-levin) 9,353 to 2,979 to retain the office.

And for County Board in District – Republican Neil Hargis will retain his seat and will be joined by two other Republicans – Curtis Overton and Angela Evans.  

In Williamson County voters chose Republican Ted Hampson over Democrat Marcy Cascio-Hale 17,682 to 6,902 to become State’s Attorney and fill the remaining two years of former State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti’s term. Zanotti stepped down from the position earlier this year.

Republican Jim Rasor beat Democrat Incumbent Brent Gentry in the County Commissioner race 16,641 to 8,124.

Incumbent Republican Ashley Gott beat Democrat William “Andy” Boner in the County Treasurer’s race 18,823 to 5,706.

In the County Clerk’s Race in Hamilton County, Republican Heather Bowman beat Democrat Samuel Bryant Wilson 2,798 to 640 for the office.

Bowman replaces Democrat County Clerk Mary Anne Hopfinger who ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the Hamilton County Board in Tuesday’s election.

As for the County Board, incumbent Republicans Kelly Woodrow, John Mead and John Chapman will keep their seats and will be joined by two more Republicans James “Jimmy” Johnson and Adam Little.

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