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Supervisors meet to canvass election results Thursday

September 6, 2018 GMT

KINGMAN — The Mohave County supervisors will hold a special meeting Thursday to canvass the results of the Aug. 28 primary election.

With 24 voting precincts reporting in Mohave County, the turnout for the election was 33.7 percent. The county had 118,839 active registered voters as of Aug. 1.

The last day for voters to register for the general election is Oct. 9. Early ballots will go out in the mail Oct. 10. The general election will be held Nov. 6.

In the primary election, Ron Gould, of Yucca, defeated District 5 Sup. Lois Wakimoto, of Mohave Valley, for a seat on the board of supervisors for District 5.

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Eric Gordon defeated two other candidates for a seat on the bench for Division 6 Superior Court judge being vacated by Judge Richard Weiss, who is retiring. The remaining five judges ran unopposed in the Aug. 28 elections.

Lower court judges also ran unopposed, including Bullhead City justice of the peace, Cerbat justice of the peace, Kingman justice of the peace, Lake Havasu justice of the peace and North Canyon justice of the peace.

Other candidates who ran unopposed include clerk of the Superior Court, Bullhead City constable, Cerbat constable, Kingman constable and North Canyon constable.

In other action, the supervisors will vote to direct the county treasurer to collect taxes from people named on the tax rolls for the 2018-19 budget year per state statutes.

The supervisors will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the county administration building at 700 W. Beale St. in Kingman.