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UPDATE 10:55 – our last update tonight
Look for a runoff between Reeves and Waller next month. With 74% reporting, the numbers haven’t budged for any of the candidates in a while. Reeves seems stuck at 48%. With Foster trailing badly at 18%, Reeves will face Waller, who’s coming in at 34%.
We’ll update all the races tomorrow. For now, we’re signing off.
We’re calling it for McRae in the GOP Treasurer’s race. He’ll face Democrat Addie Lee Green, who did not have a challenger, in November.
The GOP race for Attorney General look like there will be a runoff, but the second place candidates are neck and neck. With 65% reporting, Fitch leads the pack with 43%, Taggart is at 29%, and Baker trails with 28%.
The GOP race for Secretary of State is still too close to call. Watson leads Britton with 54%.
In the Treasurer’s race, it’s looking like McRae may pull it out. He has 62%, giving him a large lead over Clarke.
Jackson wins the primary over Selmon in for District 3 Supervisor by a razor thin 11 votes in unofficial totals. That means a runoff will be held August 27 to determine the winner.
UPDATE 10:05 p.m.
The governor’s race for Republicans is still too close to call, but Reeves seems to be losing ground. With 55% reporting, he’s still in the lead with 48%. Waller, who’s been in second place all night, is at 34%, and Foster has lost ground at 18%. A runoff seems ever more likely.
With 52% reporting, we’re calling the GOP race for Public Service Commissioner, Central, for Bailey.
With 44% reporting, we’re calling the Democratic Secretary of State race for Johnny DuPree.
The GOP race is still too close to call, with Watson leading Britton, 54% to 46%.
With 46% reporting, the race for Public Service Commissioner in the Central District, Bailey leads Lott with 75% of the GOP vote.
In the race for Transportation Commissioner in the Central District, King leads the Democrats with 55%. Lee leads the GOP with 65%.
In the Secretary of State races, both are still too close to call with 36% of precincts reporting.
In the GOP race, Watson leads Britton, 55% to 45%
In the Democratic race, Depree has a commanding lead over Hunt with 73%.
In the District 3 Supervisors Race
Jackson leads Selmon by 9 votes with one precinct remaining.
We’re calling the Democratic race for governor for Hood, with 28% reporting.
25% of precincts have now reported.
Little has changed in the governor’s races. Reeves still leads in the GOP race with 46%. Waller is pulling ahead of Foster with 30%, and Foster trials with 24%.
Hood still leads the Democrats with 69%. Almost all other candidates have yet to break single digits other than Brown, who is still at 10%.
Statewide 19% reporting
Lynn Fitch leads the pack in the GOP race for Attorney General with 44%.
Mark Baker and Andy Taggart are several lengths back with 29% and 27%, respectively.
For the Democrats, Johnny DuPree leads with 73%. Hunt trails with 27%
UPDATE 8:55 p.m.
Delbert Hosemann is declared the winner in the GOP race for Lieutenant Governor, with 15% reporting. He has 87% of the vote.
UPDATE 8:50 p.m.
Statewide, with 13% reporting:
Reeves is leading in the Republican governor’s race with 46%.
Waller has 29%
Foster is nipping at Waller’s heels with 25%
In the Democratic race for governor, Hood has a commanding lead with 67%.
The next closest candidates are Smith and Brown, both with 10%.
UPDATE 8:40 p.m.
***Early Unofficial Election Results***
We are going to declare Herring defeats Jeffers in District 1 Supervisors race.
We are calling Crevitt defeats Carlisle in District 4 with one precinct remaining
Selmon leads Jackson in District 3 with two precincts remaining
District 2, Cedar Grove:
|Elks||Elks Lodge # 95, 1366 Highway 61 South|
|Office||Democratic Ballot||Count||GOP ballot||Count|
|Governor||Michael Brown||14||Robert Foster||29|
|William Bond Compton Jr.||1||Tate Reeves||144|
|Jim Hood||161||Bill Waller, Jr.||106|
|Robert Jr. Ray||1|
|Robert Shuler Smith||14|
|Velesh P. Williams||16|
|Lieutenant Governor||Jay Hughes||189||Delbert Hosemann||256|
|Secretary of State||Johnny DuPree||151||Sam Britton||127|
|Maryra Hodges Hunt||48||Michael Watson||141|
|Attorney General||Jennifer Riley Collins||191||Mark Baker||59|
|State Auditor||Shad White||241|
|State Treasurer||Addie Lee Green||192||Eugene S. ‘Buck’ Clarke||102|
|Commissioner of Agriculture & Commerce||Ricky L. Cole||192||Andy Gipson||255|
|Commissioner of Insurance||Robert E. Amos||192||Mike Chaney||270|
|Public Service Commissioner Central District||Dorothy ‘Dot’ Benford||60||Brent Bailey||169|
|Ryan Brown||17||Nic Lott||81|
|De’Keither A. Stamps||107|
|Transportation Commissioner Central District||Willie L. Simmons||127||Butch Lee||92|
|Marcus L. Wallace||68||Ricky Pennington Jr.||159|
|District Attorney 09||Richard ‘Ricky’ Smith Jr.||193|
|State Senate 23||Briggs Hopson||270|
|State House of Rep 54||Kevin Ford|
|State House of Rep. 55||Oscar Denton||200|
|State House of Rep. 63||Deborah Butler Dixon|
|Stephanie McKenzie Foster|
|Machelle Shelby Kyles|
|State House of Rep 85||Jeffery Harness|
|Warren County Chancery Clerk||Donna Farris Hardy||263|
|Warren County Circuit Clerk||Jan Hyland Daigre||264|
|Warren County Prosecuting Attorney||Ken Harper||195||Stephen Lee McMillin||242|
|Warren County Tax Collector||Antonia Flaggs Jones||204||Ben Luckett||262|
|Supervisor District 1||Edward Herring|
|Supervisor District 2||William H. Banks Jr.|
|Supervisor District 3||Shawn Jackson|
|James E. Stirgus Jr.|
|Supervisor District 4||John Carlisle||77|
|Martin ‘Marty Crevitt||199|
|Supervisor District 5||Kelle Banks Barfield|
|JCJ District Central Justice Court Judge||James E. Jefferson Jr.||6||Edwin Woods Jr.|
|Warren County Sheriff||Lee Kennedy||184|