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Primary election held in Cherokee County

Thursday, June 7, 2012

There was a 6.60 percent voter turnout in Tuesday's Primary Election with a total of 590 cards cast out of the 8,938 registered voters in Cherokee County.

Unofficial results of Tuesday's Primary Election are as follows:

U.S. House of Representatives, District 4 -- Steve King received 98.82 percent and a total of 417 votes in the Republican Party Primary. There were a total of five write-in-votes.

Congressman King will face former Iowa First Lady Christie Vilsack on the November Ballot. Vilsack received 97.50 percent and a total of 117 votes in the Democratic Party Primary. There were a total of three write-in-votes.

Iowa State Senator Randy Feenstra, District 2, received 100 percent with a total of 359 votes in the Republican Party Primary.

No one was on the Democratic Party Primary to run against Feenstra in District 2. However, there were a total of six write-in-votes.

Iowa House of Representatives. District 3 - Dan Huseman received 99.53 percent with a total of 420 votes in the Republican Party Primary. There were a total of two write-in-votes. The Democratic Party Primary had no one running for the District 3 spot ; however, there were five write-in-votes reported.

For Cherokee County Auditor, incumbent Kris Glienke received 95.73 percent with 381 votes, and a total of 17 write-in-votes were reported in the Republican Party Primary. No Democrat was on the ballot, and there were a total of four write-in-votes in the Democratic Party Primar, so. Glienke will run unopposed in November's General Election.

Also running unopposed in the November General Election will be incumbent Cherokee County Sheriff Dave Scott, who received 99.03 percent with a total of 409 votes, and there were also four write-in-votes reported in the Republican Party Primary. No candidate was on the ballot in the Democratic Party Primary, and there were 10 write-in-votes reported. Scott will run unopposed in the November General Election.

In the Cherokee County Supervisors District 1, Rick Mongan received 99.73 percent with 375 votes, and one write-in-vote was reported in the Republican Party Primary, while incumbent District 1 Supervisor Dean Schmidt received 97.20 percent with 104 votes, and three write-in-votes were reported in the Democratic Party Primary. Mongan and Schmidt will be seeking the same seat in the November General Election.

In the Cherokee County Supervisors District 2, Dennis Bush received 99.21 percent with a total of 376 votes, and three write-in-votes were also recorded in the Republican Party Primary. Incumbent Cherokee County Supervisor Larry Prunty of District 2, received 99.10 percent, with one write-in-vote in the Democratic Party Primary. Bush and Prunty will be seeking the same seat in the November General Election.

In the Cherokee County Supervisors District 5 race, Darrell Nelson was defeated by Ginger Walker in the Republican Party Primary. Nelson received 48.96 percent of the votes, with a total of 211, and Walker received 51.04 percent, with a total of 220 votes . No write-in-votes were reported.

In the Democratic Party Primary for Cherokee County Supervisors District 5, Marci Brown received 98.02 percent of the votes with a total of 99 votes, and two write-in-votes reported. Walker and Brown will seek the same seat in the November General Election, which will be held on Nov. 6. All results are unofficial, and will be canvassed at the Cherokee County Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, June 12.



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