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F MANNING - WEDNESDAY, JUiNE 5,1957 Indonesian repeated Few...
WEDNESDAY, JUiNE 5,1957 Indonesian repeated Few Changes In Judicial Vote Canvass EDWARDSVILLE — Combined official canvass figures from Monday's Third Judicial Circuit election in Madison and Bond counties, available today, failed to change the outcome as reported in unofficial newspaper returns election night. The vote canvass in the two counties now comprising (lie Third Circuit showed two Democrats, Probate Judge Joseph J. Barr of Wood River and James O. Monroe, Jr., Of Collinsville, elected to the circuit bench, arid one Republican, incumbent Judge Harold R. Clark of Alton. Total vote in the two counties, adding of official canvass figure* revealed, was 27,866. Following are the combined canvass totals of the two counties: Joseph J. Barr, 15,049; Austin Lewis, 12,241; James 0. Monroe, Jr., 13,322, on the Democratic ticket. Harold R. Clark, 12,983, Foss D. Meyer, 11,857, and Francis J. Manning, 12,679, on the GOP ticket. The total vote in Madison County, the canvass showed, was 24,890, more than 5,000 vote* above pre-election forecasts. In Bond County the total vote was 2,976. Following are the official canvass figures for Madison County: Barr, 14,392, higher by 80 than the unofficial election night tabulation; Lewis, 11,678, a gain of 179 over newspaper returns; Monroe, 12,647, an increase of 38 above election night figures; Clark, 11,131, a drop of 84 from unofficial tabulations; Meyer, 9,482, lower by 45 than the earlier tally, and Manning, 10,860, a loss of 48 from the unofficial count. • The official canvass in Bond County corresponded with election night result* on four of the six candidates. Unofficial tabulations had given Barr five mor« votes than the canvass actually showed, while Clark gained three votes in Bond County in the official canvass. Bond County official eanvasi figures were: Barr, 657; Lewis, 563; Monroe, 675; Clark, 1,852; Meyer, 2-375, and Maiming, 1,819.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 05 Jun 1957, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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