Results of the Winnebago County primary election
Published 11:40 pm Tuesday, June 8, 2010
The unofficial primary results from Winnebago County, Iowa, voters are in. The following is a summary of the results:
Registered Democrats in this county selected Roxanne Conlin as the clear winner for the Democratic seat for U.S. Senator, claiming 71 percent of the vote. Thomas L. Fiegen captured about 13 percent of votes, and Bob Krause had 16 percent.
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Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley was the only candidate on the Republican Party ballot.
U.S. Representative District 4
Republican Tom Latham and Democrat Bill Maske were selected by voters to run for this race in November. Latham and Maske were the only candidates in their parties for this office.
Former Gov. Terry Branstad received 71 percent of the votes from Winnebago County Republicans, making him their clear choice for the Republican seat for Iowa governor. Rod Roberts received about 4 percent of votes, and Bob Vander Plaats got 25 percent.
Current Gov. Chet Culver was the only Democratic candidate on the ballot and the ultimate winner for the party from Winnebago County.
Secretary of State
Republican Chris Sanger won this seat in Winnebago County, receiving about 37 percent of the votes. Republican candidate Matt Schultz came in a close second with 35 percent of votes. Candidate George S. Eichhorn received 28 percent. Incumbent Secretary of State Michael A. Mauro, was the only candidate for the Democratic ticket.
Republican David A. Vaudt was selected for the Republican ballot in November, receiving just under 100 percent of votes. There were no Democratic candidates.
Republicans in this county selected David D. Jamison as the Republican candidate for this seat. Jamison received 66 percent of the vote, while James A. Heavens received 34 percent.
Democrat Michael L. Fitzgerald was the only candidate on the Democratic ballot and the clear winner from Winnebago County.
State Secretary of Agriculture
Republican Bill Northey was selected by Winnebago County voters for the Republican ballot. He was the only candidate that ran.
Francis Thicke was the only candidate on the Democratic ballot and received 100 percent of the vote.
Brenna Findley was chosen as the Republican candidate from Worth County. Democrat Tom Miller was chosen as her opponent.
State Representative District 11
Incumbent state Rep. Henry Rayhons was chosen by Winnebago County residents against Dennis M. Olson. Rayhons received 73 percent of the vote while Olson received 27 percent.
Ann Marie Fairchild was selected as the Democratic candidate. She was the only Democratic candidate for this office.
Winnebago County Supervisor District 1
This was a close race on the Republican ballot with Terry Durby receiving about 51 percent of votes and Gloria E. Johnson receiving about 49 percent. No Democrats filed.
Winnebago County Supervisor District 3
Incumbent Warren Willie Wubben was selected on the Democratic ticket. He was the only person running in this party.
For the Republican ticket, Stacy Willert was chosen. She was the only Republican candidate for this office.
Winnebago County Treasurer
No Democratic candidates ran in this race.
Republican incumbent Julie Swenson was selected on this ballot. She was the only candidate.
Winnebago County Recorder
No Democratic candidates filed in this race.
Republican incumbent Kristin Colby was selected on this ballot. She was the only candidate.
Winnebago County Auditor
Incumbent Republican Karla Niederkofler won on this ballot. There were no Democratic candidates.