Bureau County voters headed to the polls on Tuesday. There were only three contested local races and three local ballot questions, coupled with several state races.
Below, find the results to the local races and three ballot questions. Check back to www.bcrnews.com and/or the Bureau County Republican to see election updates.
Bureau County Sheriff
William A. Rosenow 5,791John Thompson 6,818
Bureau County Board District 13Daniel E. Rabe 338 D. Bruce Gibson 198
District 14Robert W. Albrecht 362 Richard P. Wilkin 166
Ballot questions Bureau County Jail Shall The County of Bureau, Illinois, issue County Jail Bonds in the amount of $15,000,000 for the purpose of constructing a new county jail in the County of Bureau, Illinois, and shall an additional annual tax be levied upon all the taxable property in the County of twenty-seven and one-half cents (27.5˘), or so much thereof as may be necessary, on each one hundred dollars ($100) of equalized assessed valuation of taxable property in the County for each of the years 2010 to 2029, inclusive, to provide for the payment of the principal and interest on said bonds, said additional annual tax to be in addition to and in excess of all other taxes authorized or permitted to be levied by the County, said bonds to be due in the years 2011 through 2030, in the amounts (not greater than $1,300,000 per year) and bearing interest at the rates per annum (not greater than 9%) as determined by the County Board of The County of Bureau at the time of the issuance and sale of said bonds?
FOR bonds and additional tax in excess of statutory limit 2,331AGAINST bond and additional tax in excess of statutory limit 9,860
Bureau County Coroner Shall the Corner of Bureau County become an elected office chosen by the voters for a four year term commencing in 2012 and every four years thereafter? Currently, the Bureau County Coroner is appointed by the Bureau County Board.
YES 8,642 NO 3,703
Tiskilwa Public Library Shall the bonds of the Tiskilwa Public Library, Bureau County, Illinois, in the amount of $1,810,000 be issued for the purpose of renovating or erecting a building to be used as a library and furnishing necessary equipment for such building (and acquiring library materials and electronics data storage and retrieval facilities in connection with the construction of such building)?
YES 216NO 393