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Election 2012 is in the Books

(L-R) Bob Stohler, Glenn Remick and Tony Gross will be sworn in at the December meeting on December 13th.

By DALE GRAHAM

The 2012 Presidential Election is over and President Obama has won a second term.

In Cheatham County though, Mitt Romney won by a large margin, 67.64% to Barack Obama’s 30.68%.

Senator Bob Corker retained his seat with 72.81% of the vote in Cheatham County, 65% statewide. Congressman Jim Cooper (46.37%) lost to republican Brad Staats in Cheatham County (51.53%), but Cooper retained his U. S. House District 5 seat with 65.2% of the vote.

Diane Black also kept her 6th District U. S. House seat with more than 76% of the vote in Cheatham County, as well as district wide.

In the District 78 State House race, Mary Littleton won the race with 58.55% to Linda Hayes’ 32.38% in Cheatham County, similar percentages district wide.

In the Kingston Springs election, there were 3 candidates to fill 3 vacancies. Glenn Remick picked up the most votes with 1,024, Tony Gross received 999 and Bob Stohler 906.

There are 24,636 registered voters in Cheatham County. A total of 15,177 of them took the time to vote in this election, 9,395 of those participated in early voting.

YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE RESULTS BY PRECINCT HERE

YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE CUMULATIVE RESULTS HERE

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