Unofficial results from the primary election are in
The unofficial results from today’s primary election in Washington County have been released.
Republican voters have chosen Shawn R. Showers to represent them on the ballot in November against Democrat Barb Edmondson.
Showers received 1,181 votes and Brock received 412 votes.
Edmondson received 326 votes and was running unopposed on the Democratic ballot.
In the Board of Supervisors District 3 Republican vote Abe Miller defeated Scott E. Davis. Miller received 192 votes and Davis received 175.
On the Democratic side of the race for District 3 Keith Cutkomp defeated Ceanne Alvine by four votes. Cutkomp received 40 votes and Alvine received 36 votes.
For the District 5 Board of Supervisors race Richard Young was running unopposed and received 363 votes.
In the U.S. Senate race Joni Ernst received the Republican nomination with 827 votes. She will be running against Bruce Braley, who will represent the Democratic party, and ran unopposed. Braley received 344 votes.
In the primary race for U.S. Representative District 2 nomination Mariannette Miller-Meeks received the Republican party nomination with 905 votes defeating Mark S. Lofgren who received 396 votes and Matthew Waldren with 203 votes.
Dave Loebsack is running unopposed for the Democratic Party nomination and received 353 votes.
In the State Senator race for District 39 Michael Moore defeated Bob Anderson and Royce Phillips for the Republican Party nomination. Moore received 829 votes, Phillips received 179 votes, and Bob Anderson received 317 votes.
In the Democratic Party nomination race for the State Senator race Kevin Kinney defeated Richard Gilmore. Kinney received 191 votes and Gilmore received 144 votes.
In the race for the Governor Terrry Branstad won the Republican Party nomination with 1,231 votes. Branstad defeated Tom Hoefling, who received 384 votes.
Jack Hatch was running unopposed for the Democratic Party nomination for governor and received 322 votes.
Jarad Klein ran unopposed for the Republican Party District 78 Representative nomination. He received 1,206 votes.
Dave Heaton defeated Ralph Holmstrom for the Republican Party nomination for the District 84 as a State Representative. Heaton received 172 votes and Holstrom received 69 votes.
In uncontested races, County Recorder Jo Ellen Greiner received 246 votes and County Treasurer Jeffrey A. Garrett received 246 votes.
For more information, see the June 4 edition of The Washington Evening Journal.