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Morgan County elects new treasurer

by Cameron Gerber | November 10, 2022 at 4:00 a.m.
Submitted photo Rhonda Campbell

Morgan County voters officially elected a new face to its county government and approved an effort to incorporate a local water district on Election Day.

Incoming Treasurer Rhonda Campbell, a Republican, earned 6,015 votes in the general election. The treasurer serves a four-year term and will be paid $49,055.48.

Her's was the only contested race in the county in the August primary, and she did not face a Democratic challenger in Tuesday's general. She could not immediately be reached for comment.

The proposition to incorporate Public Water Supply District No. 3 of Morgan County passed with 14 votes in favor and only two opposed. According to the ballot language, the incorporation was approved by the Morgan County Circuit Court in July.

Republican J. Stephen Grantham won his bid for another term as associate circuit judge with 5,935 votes. Associate circuit judges serve four-year terms and are paid $150,035.

Tony Stephens, the Republican incumbent for presiding commissioner, earned 5,963 votes. The presiding commissioner serves a four-year term and will be paid $35,147.48.

Republican Aimee Worthley, Morgan County's incumbent county clerk, received 5,984 votes. The county clerk serves a four-year term and will be paid $49,055.48.

Monica Cable, who won her bid for another term as circuit clerk as a Republican, earned 5,976 votes. The circuit clerk serves a four-year term and will be paid $62,904.

Nancy Boles, the Republican incumbent for recorder of deeds, earned 6,060 votes. The recorder of deeds serves a four-year term and will be paid $49,055.48.

Democrat Dustin G. Dunklee, the incumbent candidate for prosecuting attorney, earned 4,663 votes. The prosecuting attorney serves a four-year term and will be paid $150,035.

Kathy Francis, the incumbent Democratic collector, earned 4,985 votes. The county collector serves a four-year term and will be paid $49,055.48.

Morgan County's electorate voted 61 percent in opposition to state Amendment 1 and opposed Amendment 3 with 54 percent of the vote. Amendment 4 won the county with 65.8 percent of the vote, while Amendment 5 received support from almost 67 percent of voters. Voters opposed the Constitutional Convention question with 69 percent voting no.

Attorney General Eric Schmitt won the county with 74 percent of the vote, while Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick won the county with 78 percent.

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