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Staggers, Parker, Thoelke Win SF Elections

April 10, 2012, 9:36 PM

Staggers, Parker, Thoelke Win SF Elections
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Final results are in from the Sioux Falls Municipal and School Board election.

Just 14 percent of registered voters in the city cast ballots on Tuesday.

In the at large city council race, Kermit Staggers beat out De Knudson.  Cory Buttemeir finished in third.

Kate Parker will keep her seat on the Sioux Falls School Board.  She will be joined by Todd Thoelke who finished ahead of both Debbie Hoffman and Ken Allender.

All of the people who currently serve on the Sioux Falls city council who were up for election won their seats.  Dean Karsky will again represent the northwest district; Greg Jamison was re-elected to the southwest district.  Voters in the northeast district once again choose Kenny Anderson Junior.

Review the full results, including numbers on the proposed charter amendments, below.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS (Top Two)
[Vote centers: 13/13]

Ken Allender   13%

  2,789 VOTES

 

 

KEN ALLENDER

Debbie D. Hoffman  25%

  5,172 VOTES

 

 

DEBBIE D. HOFFMAN

Todd Thoelke 29%

 6,002 VOTES

 

 

TODD THOELKE

Kate Parker   33%

  6,805 VOTES

 

 

KATE PARKER

 

AT LARGE CITY COUNCIL                  CHARTER AMENDMENTS  
[Vote centers: 13/13]                                           [Vote centers: 13/13]

Kermit L. Staggers  51%

  6,793 VOTES

 

 

KERMIT L. STAGGERS

AMENDMENT A: Powers of the City

  YES: 46%

  NO:  54%

 

De Knudson  38%

  5,179 VOTES

 

 

DE KNUDSON

AMENDMENT B: Change Appropiation Deadline

   YES: 74%

   NO:  26%

 

Cory E. Buttemeier  11%

  1,510 VOTES

 

 

CORY E. BUTTEMEIER

AMENDMENT C: Election Complaints

   YES: 70%

    NO: 30%

 

 

SOUTHWEST DISTRICT CITY COUNCIL
[Vote centers: 13/13]

Kyle Vanderlinden  15%

  329 VOTES

 

 

KYLE VANDERLINDEN

Lyndsay E. DeMatteo  19%

  414 VOTES

 

 

LYNDSAY E. DeMATTEO

Greg Jamison  66%

 1,406 VOTES

 

 

GREG JAMISON

 

NORTHWEST DISTRICT          NORTHEAST DISTRICT
CITY COUNCIL                        CITY COUNCIL

[Vote centers: 13/13]                              [Vote centers: 13/13]

James Ysbrand 25%

 527 VOTES

 

 

JAMES YSBRAND

Kenny Anderson Jr. 78%

 1,399 VOTES

 

 

KENNY ANDERSON JR.

Dean Karsky 75%

 1,552 VOTES

 

 

DEAN KARSKY

Nicole Wilson 22%

 400 VOTES

 

 

NICOLE WILSON

 

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