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CHS government students hold mock election

FPS staff report

Carrollton High school senior government students followed the same trend nationally as Carroll County, but chose different county officials for commissioner in a mock election held Nov. 5 at CHS.

Under the direction of Mrs. Marcia Folk, social studies teacher at CHS, 138 students chose to vote, but not all voted on every candidate/issue, Mrs. Folk said.

She also noted the students did not vote on offices with only one candidate.

The CHS mock election winners were:
President  Barack Obama, Democrat, received 67 votes or 49%; Mitt Romney, Republican, 60 votes, 43%; Ricky Johnson, Libertarian, 5 votes, 4%; Virgil Goode, Constitution, 2 votes, 1%; Jill Stein, Green party, 2 votes, 1%; Stewart Alexander, Socialist, 1 vote, 1%.

U. S. Senator – Josh Mandel, Republican, 70 votes, 51%; Sherrod Brown, Democrat, 60 votes, 44%; Scott Rupert, Nonparty, 7. 5%.

Representative to Congress (6th District) – Bill Johnson, Republican, 68 votes, 49%; Charlie Wilson, Democrat, 64 votes, 46%.

State Senator (30th District) – Lou Gentile, Democrat, 70 votes, 51%; Shane Thompson, Republican, 66 votes, 48%.

State Representative (95th District) – Charlie Daniels, Democrat, 70 votes, 51%; Andy Thompson, Republican, 67 votes, 49%.

County Commissioner – David Flanary, Democrat, 78 votes, 57%; Robert Wirkner, Republican, 54 votes, 39%.

Sheriff – Dale Williams, Democrat, 115 votes, 83%; Eric Stanbro, no party listed, 20 votes, 14%.

Justice of Supreme Court – Terrence O’Donnell, 71 votes, 51%; Mike Skindell, 60 votes, 43%.

Justice of Supreme Court Sharon Kennedy, 79 votes, 57%; Yvette Brown, 53 votes, 38%.

Judge of Court of Appeals (7th District) – Mary DeGenaro, 65 votes, 47%; Mark Hanni, 64 votes, 46%.

State Issue 1 – No, 94 votes, 68%; yes, 31 votes, 22%.

State Issue 2 – No, 71 votes, 51%; Yes, 56 votes, 41%.


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