Despite Ties, Obama Loses Butler County

By: KAKE News Email
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Despite his family's ties to Butler County, President-Elect Obama did not win Butler County.

But, some Butler county residents said the county should promote its times to the president-elect.

Obama's grandparents grew up in Butler County. His grandfather, Stanley Dunham was raised in El Dorado. His grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, grew up in Augusta. She died in Hawaii just before the election.

Senator John McCain won Butler county 65% to 33%. Statewide, 57% of Kansans cast their Ballots for McCain and 41% for Obama.

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