Election 2012: New Faces Headed to Kendall County Board
A compilation of all Kendall County Results.
On Tuesday you voted. Now, the results are in.
There were plenty of hard-fought races throughout Kendall County, from Clerk and Coroner to several district board positions.
Read below to see who won each race.
Kendall County Circuit Clerk
Incumbent Becky Morganegg, Republican, beat Democratic challenger Danae Iacovella with a 61.32 percent to 38.68 percent tally, according to unoffical vote totals.
Morganegg had 25,937 votes total, with 21,209 cast on election day and 4,728 cast in early voting. Iacovella had a total of 16,364 votes with 12,801 cast on election day and 3,563 during early voting.
The Aurora Election Commission, with only three precincts, gave Morganegg a number of 752 and Iacovella 741.
Kendall County Coroner
Republican and longtime incumbent Ken Toftoy beat independent runner Mike Dabney with 23,177 votes for Toftoy in the county and Dabney with 17,573. The Aurora Election Commission reporting had Toftoy with 708 and Dabney with 682.
Kendall County Board District 1
Five spots were up for grabs on the Kendall County Board for District 1, with five Republicans and one Democrat on the ballot.
The five candidates that claimed the spots on the District 1 Board include:
Robert Davidson (R) lost his seat with 9,472 votes.
Kendall County Board District 2
The Kendall County Board for District 2 was slightly more open than the District 1 race with only three of the eight candidates going into the race as incumbents. There were five Republican candiates and three Democratic candidates going into Tuestday night's election.
The five candidates that claimed spots on the District 2 Board include:
Republican Jeremy Swanson did not earn a seat on the board with 7,969 votes. Democrats Kristine Heiman (7,702) Eveyln Maxine Givens (6,792) and Herman Johnson (6,337) also failed to make it on the board.
The Aurora Election Commission gave the following numbers for each District 2 candidate:
Gryder, 588; Koukol, 598; Wehrli, 641; Swanson, 524; Cullick, 590; Heiman, 655; Givens, 591; Johnson, 540; and Flowers, 669.
Kendall County Referenda:
Kendall County: Shall the County of Kendall impose an additional surcharge of up to $0.75 per month per network connection to the existing $0.75 surcharge (total not to exceed $1.50 per month) which surcharge will be added to the monthly bill you receive for telephone or telecommunications charges, for the purpose of improving a 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System?
Kendall County residents were very against adding a $0.75 surcharge to their network connection, with 31,183 voting no and 12,458 voting yes, according to the Kendall County Clerk's office.
Kendall County: Shall the County of Kendall have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program?
Kendall County residents did not believe the county should have the authority to arrange the electrical supply with 6,068 voting no and only 4,831 voting yes, according to the Kendall County Clerk's office.
Nonbinding Levy reduction: Shall every levy of every governing body within the County of Kendall, Illinois be reduced 20% over the previous year's levy?
Kendall County voters were in favor of the levy reduction, with 30,270 voting yes and 10,615 voting no.
The Aurora Election Commission said their numbers had the referendum passing with 75.5 percent, or 1085, in favor and 24.5 percent, or 352, in opposition.
“Should the United City of Yorkville purchase the Rec Center to operate as a public recreation facility through a 20- year installment purchase contract at a purchase price not to exceed $ 2.5 million with interest at a rate not to exceed 6% per year?
According to unofficial voter results, 52 percent of voters in the 19 precincts in Yorkville rejected the question. Election results show 3,704 voters opposed the idea, while 3,408 voters, or 47.9 percent supported the plan.