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Election Results: Nov. 8, 2016

 

November 8, 2016



2:45 a.m.

With the unofficial results all counted in Hill County, an 18-year-old candidate pulled off an upset.

Democrat Jacob Bachmeier, who filed as a candidate in House District 28 last winter before graduating from Havre High School in the spring, defeated first-term incumbent Rep. Stephanie Hess, R-Havre, 2,206-1,918.

In the Hill County Commission race, Republican Hill County Superintendent of Schools Diane McLean won with 2,455 votes, narrowly defeating Democrat Jim Bedwell, who took 2,159 votes. Independent Ted Solomon won 1,713 of the votes in that race.

The vote to switch Havre to a self-governing charter form of government with a city manager and commission failed 1,435-2,302.

In the mill levies in Hill County, the only one that passed was for the Havre-Hill County Library, which was approved 3,768-2,684.

The county-wide levy the Hill County Commission requested to replace the levy that has paid for the county justice center failed 2,878-3,519, while the cemetery district levy failed 3,024-3,397 and a weed levy failed 2,802-3,609.

In other local races, Republican James O’Hara was leading Democrat Ryan Rominger 3,127-1,195 with 16 of 17 precincts fully counted in the race for House District 27.

In House District 32, Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, who is terming out of his Senate seat, was unopposed.

In the race for his seat in Senate District 16, Democrat Frank Smith of Poplar was leading Rep. G. Bruce Meyers, R-Box Elder, whose seat Windy Boy is taking, 3,655-2,716 with all precincts reported in.

In the race for Senate District 17, Rep. Mike Lang, R-Malta, defeated Democrat Douglas Adolphson of Glasgow 7,711-2,208 with all precincts reported in.

In the race to fill Lang’s seat in House District 33, Republican Casey Knudsen of Malta defeated Democrat Mike Finley of North Havre 3,553-1,052.

11:21 p.m.

Total six precincts in Senate District 16 G. Bruce Meyes 241, Frank Smith 93.

House District 27 James O'Hara 168, Ryan Rominger 79.

House District 28 Jacob Bachmeier 1212 Stephanie Hess 2020

Six Precinct House District 32 Jonathan Windy Boy 181, Write in 31.

Hill County Commissioner Jim Bedwell 919 Diane McLean 1110 Ted Solomon 738.

Countrywide mill levy Yes 1343, No 1457.

Cemetery Mill levy yes 1327, no 1488.

Library mill levy yes 1756, no 2075.

Weed mill levy yes 1193, no 1609.

Havre form of government existing 1338, self governing charter 820.

11:20 p.m.

Precinct 1 House District 28 Jacob Bachmeier 345, Stephanie Hess 291.

Hill County Commissioner Jim Bedwell 222, Diane Mclean 237, Ted Solomon 146.

10:57 p.m.

Senate District 16 G. Bruce Meyers 241, Frank Smith 93

House District 32 Jonathan Windy Boy 181, Write in 1

Hill County Commissioner Jim Bedwell 287, Diane McLean 262, Ted Solomon 104

10:45 p.m.

Precinct 8 HD 28 Jacob Bachmeier 322, Stephanie Hess 272.

Hill Coounty Commissioner Jim Bedwell 214, Diane McLean 231, Ted Solomon 132.

10:29 p.m.

Three Precinct total

House District 27 James O'Hara 168, Ryan Rominger 79.

House District 28 Jacob Bachmeier 545, Stephanie Hess 457.

Hill County Commissioner James Bedwell 396, Diane McLean 480, Ted Solomon 356

10:28 p.m.

Precinct 7 House Distrct 28 Jacob Bachmeier 332, Stephanie Hess 313

Hill County Commissioner Jim Bedwell 208, Diane McLean 248, Ted Solomon 178

10:25 p.m.

Two precincts in county wide mill levy 275 for, 324 against.

Cemetery mill levy 288 for, 328 against.

Library mill levy 363 for, 247 against.

Weed mill levy 247 for, 362 against

9:51 p.m.

House District 28 Jacob Bachmeier 213, Stephanie Head 144.

Hill County Commissioner Jim Bedwell 112, Diane McLean 126, Ted Solomon 105

9:40 p.m.

Precinct 15 House District 27 Jim O'Hara 168 Ryan Rominger 79, Hill Country Commissioner Jim Bedwell 17, Diane McLean 106, Ted Solomon 73

9:43 p.m.

HD 28 O'Hara 168, Rominger 79, Commissioner Bedwell 76, McLean 106, Solomon 0

8:39 p.m.

The first ballot box has arrived from the polls at the Hill County Courthouse. Counting of ballots will begin shortly.

8 p.m .: The Hill County Clerk and Recorder’s Office announced that the polls are closed in Hill County.

Watch for updates on havredailynews.com as precincts are counted and unnofficial results released.

 

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