St. Louis County Elections: Just a Sprinkling of Votes In So Far
So far with a handful of absentee ballots, both Olivette Propositions are passing.
As of 9 p.m., just a handful of absentee ballots have been reported so far in St. Louis County.
In the Olivette two-part referndum on Public Safety and Parks; "S" for safety is passing (109 votes, 66 percent) to 56 votes (34 percent). Traditionally all of the votes will be counted close to or by 10 p.m.
In the Parks decision, the yes votes have the edge 93 votes (56 percent) to 71 no votes (34) percent. It takes 4-7th approval for both bond issues to pass.
In the state representative races, in District 71, Tracy McCreery, incumbent, Olivette leads with 106 absentee votes counted (51 percent) to 101 votes for Sue Meredith, unincorporated St. Louis County, (49 percent).
In District 87 locally, Stacy Newman of Richmond Heights has 202 absentee votes (52 percent) to 189 votes for Susan Carlson, University City, 48 percent). Patch will have the full tally just as soon as all the votes are counted and recorded.
Patch will have reaction from the watch party for the Olivette propositions next.