The Stanly County Board of Elections released the unofficial results from the second primary last week. With six percent of registered voters at the poles–approximately more than 2,000 ballots entered–each of the six categories showed clear winners.
John C. Brooks received more than 65 percent of the votes for N.C. Commissioner of Labor over Marlowe Foster for the Democratic Nomination.
Richard Hudson gained the Republican nomination after earning more than 62 percent of the votes for The U.S. House of Representatives District Eight over Scott Keadle who received 38 percent of the votes.
On the Republican Ballot for N.C. Lieutenant Governor, Dan Forest received the nomination with 71 percent of the votes over Tony Gurley with more than 29 percent of the votes.
Richard Morgan received the majority of the votes over Mike Causey for N.C. Commissioner of Insurance. Morgan received 66 percent of the votes and Causey received 33 percent of the votes.
On the Republican Ballot for N.C. Secretary of State, Ed Goodwin received the majority of the votes at 58 percent to Kenn Gardner’s 41 percent.
Republican Richard Alexander beat his challenger, Republican John Tedesco at 70-29 percent of the votes for N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction.
For more information on Stanly County Elections, visit their website elections.co.stanly.us