Somervell County March 1 2016 Election Results


Somervell County March 1 2016 Election Results

2 March 2016 at 10:18:58 AM

Local results uncertified until canvassed

From Somervell County website- Republican Primary    Democratic Primary

County Attorney- Lucas (uncontested)

Sheriff in order of most votes -  West, Slaton, Dahl, Matheny (no candidate over 50, runoff between top 2 unless someone removes name)

Tax Assessor Chambers (uncontested)

Commissioner Precinct 1 Hulsey, King

Constable Precinct 1 Reynolds, Wolfe

Commissioner Precinct 3 Wood, Gore

Republican Party County Chair Jones (uncontested)

Somervell County Republican Primary results from SOS website  Here's the presidential race, but ALL races on the ballot statewide on that link

  Jeb Bush REP 32 2.77% 42 1.68%
  Ben Carson REP 41 3.55% 93 3.72%
  Chris Christie REP 2 0.17% 4 0.16%
  Ted Cruz REP 479 41.57% 1,206 48.35%
  Carly Fiorina REP 1 0.08% 3 0.12%
  Lindsey Graham REP 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
  Elizabeth Gray REP 0 0.00% 1 0.04%
  Mike Huckabee REP 1 0.08% 5 0.20%
  John R. Kasich REP 33 2.86% 53 2.12%
  Rand Paul REP 7 0.60% 8 0.32%
  Marco Rubio REP 166 14.40% 315 12.63%
  Rick Santorum REP 1 0.08% 3 0.12%
  Donald J. Trump REP 354 30.72% 700 28.06%
  Uncommitted REP 35 3.03% 61 2.44%
        -----------   -----------  
    Total Votes Cast   1,152   2,494  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   0      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       7  
    Precincts Reported   5 of 5 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   42.91%   5,812 Registered Voters


Note that 42.91% of the county's 5,812 registered voters turned out to vote in the Republican primary. 

Here are the statewide Republican party results 

Ted Cruz got 43.76% of the vote, Donald Trump second with 26.75%, Marco Rubio 3rd with 17.73%

Somervell County Democratic Party Primary Results from SOS website  Here's the presidential race but ALL statewide races on the link

  Hillary Clinton DEM 32 50.79% 66 50.76%
  Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente DEM 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
  Calvis L. Hawes DEM 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
  Keith Judd DEM 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
  Star Locke DEM 0 0.00% 1 0.76%
  Martin J. O'Malley DEM 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
  Bernie Sanders DEM 31 49.20% 63 48.46%
  Willie L. Wilson DEM 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
        -----------   -----------  
    Total Votes Cast   63   130  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   0      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       1  
    Precincts Reported   5 of 5 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   2.23%   5,812 Registered Voters


Statewide Clinton got 65.18%, Bernie Sanders 33.18% so there was a much closer percentage here in Somervell County. However, note that only 2.23% of the 5,812 registered voters turned out to vote for the Democratic party. One reason might be that the Somervell County sheriff's local race was popular and the candidates were all Republicans, no Democrats. 



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