Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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August 2, 2012

Kinnunen to fill 9th District commission vacancy

CROSSVILLE — John D. Kinnunen has been elected to fill the unexpired term of late 9th District Commissioner Clyde "Catfish" Cramer.

Kinnunen received 852 votes in the Aug. 2 Cumberland County General Election.

Dennis W. Ashman received 130 votes. Bob Jackson received 610 votes and Josette L. Schlafer received 493 votes.

The Cumberland County Board of Education will see two new members in September following the election of Josh Stone to represent the 4th District and Vivian Hutson to represent the 6th District. Jim Blalock was returned to the board for the 8th District and Richard Janeway, who was unopposed, will continue to represent the 2nd District.

Stone received 292 votes. Gary C. Barnwell received 242 votes and Roger L. Hyder received 129 votes.

Blalock received 350 votes while Eugene C. Adams received 285 votes.

Hutson was unopposed in the 6th District, receiving 366 votes. Janeway received 318 votes in his uncontested race.

Unofficial Election Results

State Primary Election

Republican Primary

United States Senate

Fred R. Anderson 230

Mark Twain Clemens 192

Bob Corker 4,964

Brenda S. Lenard 152

Zach Poskevich 494

Write-In 4

U.S. House of Representatives 6th District

Diane Black 3,389

Lou Ann Zelenik 2,684

Write-In 6

Tennessee House of Representatives 25th District

Cameron Sexton 5,570

Write-In 25

Democratic Primary

U.S. Senate

Mark E. Clayton 217

Larry Crim 40

Gary Gene Davis 158

Dave Hancock 113

Park Overall 265

T.K. Owens 30

Benjamin Roberts 68

Write-In 4

U.S. House of Representatives 6th District

No Candidate Filed

Write-In 23

Tennessee House of Representatives 25th District

Flo Matheson 811

County General Election

9th District County Commissioner

Dennis W. Ashman 130

Bob Jackson 610

John D. Kinnunen 852

Josette L. Schlafer 493

Write-In 1

Assessor of Property

David W. Simcox 5,953

Write-In 29

Board of Education

2nd District

Richard Janeway 318

Write-In 1

4th District

Gary C. Barnwell 242

Roger L. Hyder 129

Josh Stone 292

Write-In 1

6th District

Vivian Hutson 366

Write-In 4

8th District

Eugene C. Adams 285

James H. Blalock (Jim) 350

Write-In 0

Judicial Retention Bivins

Retain 3,874

Replace 1,735

Judicial Retention Page

Retain 3,832

Replace 1,700

The election results are unofficial until certified by the Cumberland County Election Commission.

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