August 17


August 17, 2018

The Rooks County Board of Commissioners met in special session for the purpose of canvassing the election totals from the Primary Election held on August 7, 2018.  Those present were the Commissioners, John Ruder, Larry Poore, and Corky Hagan.  Ruthie Muir, Rooks County Clerk, was present to write the minutes. 

The Clerk presented election totals and percentages of ballots cast.  An abstract was shown with all races and total votes.  Provisional ballots were presented as follows:

                                                                                                Poll        ADV       Early      Total

Failed to provide valid identification                                        1              0              0              1             

Moved within County                                                             11              0              0             11

Office clerical error                                                                 1              0              0               1

PRIMARY ONLY – Voter voted wrong party                            1              0              0               1

Signature is missing                                                               0              1              0               1

Voter was not registered                                                        1              1              0               5

                TOTAL ACCEPTED                                             18               2              0              20


Ruder made a motion, that under statute, eight ballots were not qualified to be counted.  Poore seconded this motion, and Hagan agreed.

Ruder made a motion to count the eleven (11) ballots per KSA 25-2316c(b) for moving within the county.  Poore seconded the motion, and Hagan agreed. 

Ruder made a motion to count the ballot cast because of a clerical error in the office (KSA 25-2908).  Poore seconded the motion, and Hagan agreed. 

The Provisional ballots were counted and tallied.  Ruder made a motion to certify the abstract with the added figures from the provisional ballots.  Hagan seconded the motion, and Poore agreed. 

With no further business to transact, Ruder made a motion to adjourn the canvass.  Hagan seconded the motion, and Poore agreed.

Adopted this 20th day of August, 2018



John Ruder Chairman                                                                    


Larry Poore, Member                                                                    


Corky Hagan, Member


ATTEST:  Ruthmary Muir, Rooks County Clerk