Primary election goes on as scheduled

Voters went to the polls on Tuesday in Union County. Primary election day was held in the State of Illinois in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Union County Clerk Lance Meisenheimer said that election day went smoothly. He noted that "all necessary precautions were taken to ensure everyone's health and safety."

Each voting station was equipped with hand sanitizer. All voting equipment was disinfected after each use.

Here’s a look at unofficial election results:

A total of 3,346 votes were cast, with 1,920 Republican ballots and 1,426 Democrat ballots.

Republican Party

For President of the United States

Donald J. Trump 1,855

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente 24

For United States Senator

Mark C. Curran Jr. 525

Tom Tarter 218

Casey Chlebek 59

Peggy Hubbard 362

Robert Marshall 395

For Representative in Congress, 12th Congress-ional District

Mike Bost 1,834

For State Senator, 58th Legislative District

Terri Bryant 1,046

For Representative in the Illinois General Assembly, 115th District

Zachary A. Meyer 163

John R. Howard 137

Johnnie Ray Smith II 67

Clifford Lindemann 65

Paul Jacobs 674

For Representative in the Illinois General Assembly, 118th District

Patrick Windhorst 651

For Union County circuit clerk

Keri Clark 1,594

For Union County state’s attorney

Tyler Tripp 1,719

For Union County commissioner, Seat E, six-year term

Darryl Harvell 1,705

For Judge of the Supreme Court, Fifth Judicial District (to fill the vacancy of the Hon. Lloyd A. Karmeier)

David Overstreet 1,429

John B. Barberis Jr. 253

For Judge of the Appellate Court, Fifth Judicial District (to fill the vacancy of the Hon. Melissa Chapman)

Mark M. Boie 1,603

Katherine Ruocco 249

Democratic Party

For President of the United States

Deval Patrick 0

Bernie Sanders 439

Joseph R. Biden 823

Michael R. Bloomberg 23

Elizabeth Warren 28

Pete Buttigieg 14

Tom Steyer 1

Andrew Yang 4

Michael Bennet 1

John K. Delaney 4

Tulsi Gabbard 7

Cory Booker 8

For United States Senator

Richard J. Durbin 1,093

For Representative in Congress, 12th Congress-ional District

Joel D. Funk 366

Raymond C. Lenzi 872

For Union County circuit clerk

Tiffany Busby 1,243

For Union County state’s attorney

Daniel Klingemann 1,197

For Union County coroner

Phil Hileman 1,294

For Union County commissioner, Seat E, six-year term

Bobby Toler Jr. 1,240

For Judge of the Supreme Court, Fifth Judicial District (to fill the vacancy of the Hon. Lloyd A. Karmeier)

Judy Cates 1,174

For Judge of the Appellate Court, Fifth Judicial District (to fill the vacancy of the Hon. Melissa Chapman)

Sarah Smith 1,161

 

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