Macomb County Elections 2012: Incumbents Return to Office
Voters across Macomb County Tuesday returned incumbents to county-wide offices.
Voters across Macomb County returned incumbents to office Tuesday and voted down a millage for Macomb Community College.
With 100 percent of the vote tallied, Democrats have dominated county races.
Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney Eric J. Smith received 65 percent of the vote over Republican challenger Michael R. Wrathell.
Anthony Wickersham won his first run for sheriff as a candidate. The incumbent Democrat has a strong lead -- with 61 percent of the vote -- over his challengers, Republican Steve Thomas and Libertarian Scott W. Allen.
Demcratic incumbent Carmella Sabaugh returned for another term as the county clerk/register of deeds race, with 65 percent of the votes over Republican challenger Debera Guenther.
Ted B. Wahby received 58 percent of the vote for county Treasurer, and won another term by defeating Republican Larry Rocca.
Macomb Community College Bond Proposal did not pass, with 52.9 percent of voters saying no to the millage.
Voter turnout was not as high in this year's presidential election year. Four years ago 69.2 percent of voters cast ballots in Macomb County. This year there was 66 percent turnout according to the County Clerk's office.