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Stories from Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Election results posted (05/05/04)
Here is the election summary report from Tuesday's Clay County Primary Election and Clay Community School Board election, supplied by Clerk Mary Brown: - Number of machine ballots - 5,350, absentee ballots - 302 - Number of precincts - 23 - Voter turnout - 29.3 percent of 19,296 registered voters...
Thomas puts campaign behind him (05/05/04)
Months of campaigning, speaking, and working gained Andy Thomas the Republican Nomination for District 44 Representative, with a majority of the votes going to the incumbent. Thomas defeated challenger Ken Eitel by a rather large margin in Tuesday's election, moving further along the track to the November election. He spent Tuesday scanning the election in both Putnam and Clay counties, heading home around 10 p.m...
Tuesday's voting percentage not comprable to past (05/05/04)
Clay County had a little lower than usual turnout for the election yesterday at about 30 percent. Numbers are usually higher for a presidential election. However, those numbers can be a little misleading since the Motor Voter Law of 1995. Basically, that law allowed voters to be able to register to vote at easily accessible places such as the license branch and welfare offices. The law also changed the way the election board can and can not purge names from the registration poll...