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11/15/16 Board of Canvass Minutes



November 15, 2016


The Board of Canvass Meeting was called to order by Chairman Jim Janssen at 7:30PM, Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the Crane Lake Chapel Fellowship Hall prior to the Board of Supervisors’ Meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance recited by those in attendance including:  Supervisors and Canvass Judges Butch Eggen, Jim Janssen & Jerry Pohlman, Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman;  Treasurer Traci Bak; and 4 Community Members.


Chairman Jim read the election results as follows:


Number of registered voters prior to poll opening                  –   84

Number of persons registering to vote on Election Day        –     4

Number of signatures at polling place roster                          –   60

Number of absentee ballots                                                    – 13

Total number of voters                                                           –   73


Candidate Vote

Jerry Pohlman           – Supervisor A, 4 Year Term  –    42

Bruce Beste                – Supervisor A, 4 Year Term –     30

Jo Ann Pohlman        – Clerk, 4 Year Term               –    68


Write-in Votes

Supervisor A, 4 Year Term –       0

Clerk, 4 Year Term –                     2


No Votes

Supervisor A, 4 Year Term –      1

Clerk, 4 Year Term –                  5


The 2017 Town Board will be Supervisors Jerry Pohlman, Jim Janssen, and Butch Eggen, Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman and Treasurer Traci Bak.


The Board then certified the election results.


We, the Board of Supervisors, of the Town of Crane Lake, do hereby certify the election results of the Town of Crane Lake, 2016 General Election, held Tuesday, November 8, 2016 as submitted by the Election Board to be the official results.


Shirley Sanborn received 64 votes; there were 2 Write-In and 7 no votes for the Orr/Cook Hospital Board.



Time Adjourned: 7:35PM





Chairman Jim Janssen                                               Vice-Chairman Jerry Pohlman



Supervisor Butch Eggen                                             Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman



This draft of the Crane Lake Township minutes has been posted solely for preliminary informational purposes.  Minutes are unofficial and subject to change until they have been approved.