Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Dankelson elected Division 2 Judge, Flanigan wins county commission race
With no opposition in the general election, Dankelson is virtually assured of becoming Division 2 judge after defeating Stephen Carlton 7,102 to 6,853.
In the five-way race for Eastern District county commissioner, Rep. Tom Flanigan of Carthage easily won with 4,361 votes to 1,099 for Dale Dintaman, 1,039 for Gayle Cline, 750 for Jim Lessy, and 700 for Garry Graves.
The City of Joplin will continue to collect sales tax for vehicles purchased outside of the state. The vote was 4,134 no and 2,169 yes. (The ballot question asked if the practice should be discontinued.)