Election Results: Dupont Wins GOP Commission Race

By Beacon Staff

MONTANA DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

(winner) Barack Obama – 102,373 (56%)
Hillary Clinton – 74,792 (41%)
Flathead County:
Obama 6,588 (60%), Clinton 4,096 (37%)

FLATHEAD COUNTY COMMISSION REPUBLICAN PRIMARY

(winner)Jim Dupont – 8,065 (69%)
Gary Hall – 3,585 (31%)
42 of 42 precincts reporting

FLATHEAD LEGISLATIVE RACES
SENATE DISTRICT 2 (Whitefish, Columbia Falls)
(winner)Brittany MacLean-D – 1,266 (53%)
Gil Jordan-D – 1,119 (47%)

(winner)Ryan Zinke-R – 1,448 (69%)
Suzanne Brooks-R – 639 (30%)

HOUSE DISTRICT 5 (Columbia Falls, Evergreen, Creston)
(winner)Keith Regier-R – 1,102 (66%)
Harm Torem-R – 553 (33%)

HOUSE DISTRICT 8 (downtown Kalispell)
(winner)Cheryl Steenson-D – 688 (65%)
John de Neeve-D – 365 (35%)

HOUSE DISTRICT 9 (Bigfork, Swan Lake)
Bob Keenan-R – 353 (27%)
(winner)Scott Reichner-R – 813 (61%)
Roger Daley-R – 53 (4%)
David Carlson-R – 101 (8%)
Local candidates not listed are running unopposed.

STATEWIDE RACES
GOVERNOR
(winner) Brian Schweitzer (incumbent)-D – 159,199 (91%)
William Fischer-D – 9,814 (6%)
Donald Pogreba-D – 5,307 (3%)

(winner) Roy Brown-R – 65,629 (81%)
Larry Steele-R – 15,549 (19%)

U.S. SENATE
Michael Lange-R – 16,959 (23%)
Kirk Bushman-R – 15,393 (21%)
(winner) Bob Kelleher-R – 26,766 (36%)

U.S. HOUSE
Jim Hunt-D – 59,425 (42%)
Robert Candee-D – 12,476 (9%)
(winner) John Driscoll-D – 70,205 (49%)

ATTORNEY GENERAL
Mike Wheat-D – 54,476 (36%)
John Parker-D – 32,143 (21%)
(winner) Steve Bullock-D – 63,331 (42%)

Lee Bruner-R – 33,301 (43%)
(winner) Tim Fox-R – 43,414 (57%)
Incumbent Sen. Max Baucus and incumbent Congressman Denny Rehberg are running unopposed in the primary.

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
(winner) Denise Juneau-D – 53,750
Sam Kitzenberg-D – 30,138
Claudette Morton-D – 24,055
Holly Raser-D – 35,628
(unopposed) Elaine Sollie Herman-R – 74,175

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