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2003-2004 TWHBEA Board of Directors’ Election Results Are In

The results are in for the 2003-2004 Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) Board of Directors’ election. Once again, the certified public accounting firm of Winnett Associates, Shelbyville, Tenn., tallied the returns.

According to the official tabulations, 3,684 of the 12,559 ballots mailed were returned. The percentage of returns, 29.33 percent, was up from last year’s 27.61 percent. Mississippi had the highest percentage of returned ballots at 49.35 percent. The lowest voting percentage, 3.33 percent, was in British Columbia.

Ties in the voting occurred among write-in candidates in Nevada, New York and Region 2, none of which had declared candidates. The tie in New York has been resolved. A run-off election will be held in Nevada and Region 2 among the tied candidates.

The results of the 2003-2004 TWHBEA Board of Directors’ Election are as follows:


1000/3559, 28.10%

(6) Three-Year Terms: Ricky Womack, Larry L. Lowman, Jerrold Don Pedigo, Harold Dean Givens, Chris Messick and Ray Beech


466/2223, 20.96%

(4) Three-Year Terms: Carrie Benedict, Nicole Carswell, Leigh Bennett and Jamie Hankins


296/1033, 28.65%

(2) Three-Year Terms: Dee Cantrell and Tommy Hale


49/213, 23.00%

(1) Three-Year Term: Lindel McCollough


154/425, 36.24%

(1) Three-Year Term: Christy Coon


49/124, 39.52%

(1) Three-Year Term: Judith Stockham


101/347, 29.11%

(1) Three-Year Term: Edie Wittenmyer


102/400, 25.50%

(1) Three-Year Term: Joe Dietz


30/63, 47.62%

(1) Three-Year Term: Elsie Darrah


61/194, 31.44%

(1) Three-Year Term: Darden Gladney


88/279, 31.54%

(1) Three-Year Term: John Prigg


302/612, 49.35%

(1) Three-Year Term: Lois Hardy


265/643, 41.21%

(1) Three-Year Term: Angie Kirk


9/54, 16.67%

(1) Three-Year Term: (Tie) Mark H. Holman and Myhrna M. Tenente


3/31, 9.68%

(1) Three-Year Term: (None Elected)


4/43, 9.30%

(1) Three-Year Term: Lori Northrup


263/705, 37.30%

(1) Three-Year Term: Ernest Warner, Jr.


94/315, 29.84%

(1) Three-Year Term: Gorden Timmons


175/594, 29.46%

(1) Three-Year Term: Pat Aldredge


138/510, 27.06%

(1) Three-Year Term: Donald Longest


1/30, 3.33%

(1) Three-Year Term: (None Elected)


2/29, 6.90%

(1) Three-Year Term: (None Elected)


28/55, 14.55%

(1) Three-Year Term: (Tie) Kevin Crago, Mark A. Thielen and Anna Brown


24/78, 30.77%

(1) Three-Year Term: Dianne Lashoones

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