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ALL COUNTY PRECINCTS REPORTED

November 6, 2012

With 100% of county precincts in, Whitley County election results are in:
Presidential
68.24% 10,257 Mitt Romney (R)
29.41% 4,420 Barack Obama (D)

U.S. State Senate
58.40% 8,583 Richard Mourdock (R)
35.09% 5,517 Joe Donnelly (D)

Governor
61.43% 9,084 Mike Pence (R)
35.22% 5,209 John Gregg (D)

Attorney General
71.58% 10,357 Greg Zoeller (R)
28.42% 4,113 Kay Fleming (D)

Superintendent of Public Instruction
56.74% 8,224 Tony Bennett (R)
43.26% 6,270 Glenda Ritz (D)

U.S. Representatives District 3
72.13% 10,608 Marlin Stutzman (R)

STATE ELECTION RESULTS

November 6, 2012

Presidential 90% reporting (Indiana precincts)
54% 1,349,312 Mitt Romney (R)
44% 1,082,888 Barack Obama (D)
(National results: 203 Romney 275 Obama)
Obama declared winner for presidential race
The following races report 53% of precincts reporting
U.S. Senator
46% 660,013 Richard Mourdock (R)
48% 855,840 Joe Donnelly (D)

Governor
51% 1,106,884 Mike Pence (R)
45% 988,770 John Gregg (D)

Attorney General
58% 1,373,225 Greg Zoeller (R)
42% 975,587 Kay Fleming (D)

Superintendent of Public Instruction

1% VOTES REPORT

November 6, 2012

With 1% of the votes reporting, Romney is shows a lead with 66%, Obama with 33%.

EARLY VOTES IN

November 6, 2012

Whitley County Clerks Office released early voting results at 6 p.m.
Presidential
66.22% - Mitt Romney
32.29% - Barack Obama

U.S. Senate
59.03% Richard Mourdock
36.61% Joe Donnelly

Governor
61.58% Mike Pence
35.53% John R. Gregg

Attorney General
69.15% Greg Zoeller
30.85% Kay Fleming

Superintendent of Public Instruction
59.32% Tony Bennett
40.68% Glenda Ritz

US. Representatives District 3
68.89% Marlin Stutzman
31.11% Kevin Boyd

State Senator District 16
69.84% David Long
30.16% Charles Keen

State Representative District 82
70.51% David L. Ober

ELECTION DAY VOTING: Citizens wait to cast votes as opposed to voting earlier

November 6, 2012


While absentee voting ended Monday, with a large increase in numbers compared to the 2008 general election, the polls continued to remain busy this afternoon as voters exercised their right to vote.

Several voters at the Church of the Nazarene, located at 506 N. Main Street in Columbia City, said they came out and voted today as opposed to voting early mainly because they are used to waiting for Election Day.
Some voters shared their responses:

“I wanted to listen more before I voted because I wanted to make a final decision,” said Ruby Perez.

DEMS WON'T MEET: Whitley Co. Democrats choose to not meet locally

November 6, 2012

According to the Whitley County Democrats Facebook page, the political party will not convene in Columbia City, but rather in Fort Wayne.
To join the Democratic party, supporters should visit the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Hall at 2930 Ludwig, Fort Wayne.

FINAL ABSENTEE NUMBERS: Available tonight at 6 p.m.

November 6, 2012

According to Clerk of Circuit Court Debbie Beers, final absentee numbers will be released and available tonight at 6 p.m. on the county’s website at whitleygov.com.
As of last week, absentee voter numbers for this year’s 2012 general election have already surpassed that of the 2008 general election by an increase of 25 percent.

VOTERS LINE UP

November 6, 2012


According to Clerk of Circuit Court, Debbie Beers, some of the poll workers in Whitley County have called her office to let her know they've had long lines.
"That’s a good thing, that means people are coming out to cast their votes," said Beers.
Beers said there have been no major problems, as everything has been running smoothly today.
"We’re doing good so far," said Beers. "We've had a lot of voters calling to see where they need to go vote."

TODAY'S THE DAY: General election polling begins

November 6, 2012

WHITLEY COUNTY – Polling stations have opened across Whitley County and most of Indiana as Election Day begins following months of candidate debates and barrages of campaign advertisements.

Polling sites opened to voters at 6 a.m. EST Tuesday in 80 of Indiana's 92 counties. Voting sites open an hour later in 12 counties in northwestern and southwestern Indiana that are on Central Standard Time. All of Indiana's polling sites will close at 6 p.m. local time.

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