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Edgar County election results April 9, 2013

Results from contested races in Edgar County:

√ indicates apparent winner.


Prussing wins re-election

URBANA — Laurel Prussing has won a third term as Urbana's mayor.

The Democrat defeated Republican Rex Bradfield by a sizable margin on Tuesday night. Prussing collected 1,818 votes — 62.5 percent of the total.

Her victory is not much of a surprise, as Democrats historically have been heavy favorites in the city of Urbana for the past couple decades.


Douglas County election results April 9, 2013

Results from contested races in Douglas County:

√ indicates apparent winner.


Updated: Fisher keeps Urbana school board seat

Updated 10:41 p.m. Tuesday.

URBANA — Incumbent Ruth Ann Fisher kept her school board seat, winning 55 percent of the vote in the only contested Urbana school board race.

She beat challenger Regina Parnell, collecting 198 votes to Parnell's 158.


Referendum results April 9, 2013

Results from ballot questions in East Central Illinois:

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Updated: Douglas County sales tax for schools passes

Updated 9:56 p.m. Tuesday.

TUSCOLA — Voters in Douglas County have approved a 1 percent sales tax to help school districts pay for building improvements and pay off construction debt.

County residents voted 2,346 to 1,755 on Tuesday to approve the sales tax for school facilities.


School board election results April 9, 2013

Here are results from contested school board elections.

√ indicates apparent winner.


Lawsuit: Michigan townships seek to block wind power

DALLAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Chicago company planning to build 39 wind towers in rural central Michigan has sued three communities it says want to block the $120 million renewable energy project.


Iroquois County election results April 9, 2013

Results from contested races in Iroquois County:

√ indicates apparent winner.


April 9, 2013 election roundup

Here is information about the election on April 9, 2013. We'll update this as results come in from across the area.