Steenson, Zinke, Brown, Jopek Widen Leads in Latest Poll Results

By Beacon Staff

Flathead County unofficial election results, with 42 of 42 precincts reporting and absentee ballots counted.

FLATHEAD COUNTY COMMISSION
Steve Qunell-D – 14,028 (32%)
(projected winner) Jim Dupont-R – 27,696 (64%)

FLATHEAD COUNTY PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS

Barack Obama-D – 15,976 (37%)
John McCain-R – 25,361 (58%)
Ron Paul-C – 1,644 (4%)

FLATHEAD LEGISLATIVE RACES

SENATE DISTRICT 2
Brittany MacLean-D – 4,544 (44%)
(projected winner)Ryan Zinke-R – 5,454 (52%)
SENATE DISTRICT 3
Mark Holston-D – 4,547 (36%)
(projected winner)Bruce Tudvedt-R – 7,327 (58%)

HOUSE DISTRICT 3
Mick Holm-D – 1,965 (41%)
(projected winner)Dee Brown-R – 2,616 (54%)
HOUSE DISTRICT 4
(projected winner)Mike Jopek (incumbent)-D – 2,919 (52%)
John Fuller-R – 2,427 (43%)
HOUSE DISTRICT 5
Jake Pannell-D – 1,536 (26%)
(projected winner)Keith Regier-R – 4,021 (67%)
HOUSE DISTRICT 6
(projected winner)Bill Beck (incumbent)-R – 3,160 (48%)
Scott Wheeler-D – 2,674 (41%)
Timothy Martin-C – 316 (5%)
HOUSE DISTRICT 7
(projected winner)Jon Sonju (incumbent)-R – 2,917 (65%)
Shannon Hanson-D – 1,343 (30%)
HOUSE DISTRICT 8
Craig Witte (incumbent)-R – 1,984 (47.48%)
Cheryl Steenson-D – 2,006 (48.00%)
HOUSE DISTRICT 9
Edd Blackler-D – 1,457 (33%)
(projected winner)Scott Reichner-R – 2,701 (60%)
HOUSE DISTRICT 10
(projected winner)Mark Blasdel (incumbent)-R – 4,365 (69%)
Carla Augustad-D – 1,612 (26%)

BONDS
Open Space Bond
Yes – 17,756 (41%)
(failure projected)No – 22,566 (52%)

911 Center
(passage projected)Yes – 20,237 (46.38%)
No – 20,031 (45.91%)

Kalispell City Park Maintenance
Yes – 3,288 (38%)
(failure projected)No – 4,736 (55%)

For statewide results log on to the Secretary of State’s Web site.

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