Proposition Public Safety: hopes to hire and retain

We hear from residents for and against the proposition

JOPLIN, Mo. – Today, residents of Joplin will vote on a higher property tax to help the Joplin Police and Fire Departments retain officers and increase hiring.

KOAM’s Janna Hautala reports.

You can find results to the proposition as they come in below. You can also find more Aug. 2, 2022, election results here.

PRESIDING COMMISSIONER

REPUBLICAN JASPER COUNTY, MO

  • John Bartosh Winner 57.3%
    8,682
  • Mike Robertson   42.7%
    6,470
15,152
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ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT JUDGE DIVISION 6

REPUBLICAN JASPER COUNTY, MO

  • Luke Boyer Winner 41.0%
    6,403
  • Sarah Luce Reeder   30.1%
    4,696
  • Nicole M. Carlton   28.9%
    4,513
15,612
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COUNTY AUDITOR

REPUBLICAN JASPER COUNTY, MO

  • Sarah D. Hoover Winner 65.9%
    10,080
  • Eugene (Gene) M. Mense III   34.1%
    5,205
15,285
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CARTHAGE PERFORMING ARTS

Shall school issue bonds for $18mil for construction to adding a performing arts center?

  • YES   52.5%
    2,474
  • NO Winner 47.5%
    2,238
4,712
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PROPOSITION PUBLIC SAFETY

To improve funding for Joplin Police and Fire services through proposed property tax?

  • NO Winner 56.4%
    4,643
  • YES   43.6%
    3,586
8,229
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JOPLIN COMMITTEEMAN

REPUBLICAN JASPER COUNTY, MO

  • Richard (Preston) Rouse Winner 66.2%
    208
  • Mark Strunk   33.8%
    106
314
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