Local Primary Results Hold Up After Canvass Tuesday

Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 12:59 pm
Watauga County Board of Election members sign abstracts after canvassing on Tuesday. From left: Kathleen Cambell, Secretary Bill Aceto and Chair Luke Eggers. Photo by Jesse Wood

Watauga County Board of Election members sign abstracts after canvassing on Tuesday. From left: Kathleen Campbell, Secretary Bill Aceto and Chair Luke Eggers. Photo by Jesse Wood

By Jesse Wood

May 13, 2014. Staff and members of the Watauga County Board of Elections met early Tuesday for canvassing of the county elections results.

Director Jane Ann Hodges said none of the races were affected by the six provisional ballots counted and two pulled absentee ballots. Following the canvassing, the board signed abstracts and were awaiting the website of the State Board of Elections to accept the official primary results.

The official results of select races are below:

Watauga County Board of Education

The top six vote-getters will be on the ballot in the general election in November. Three seats on the Watauga County Board of Education are up for election.

  • Jay Fenwick: 2840
  • Kurt D. Michael: 2416
  • Jason Cornett: 2379
  • Ronny Holste: 2293
  • Adam L. Trivette: 2088
  • Ron Henries: 1942
  • Josh Kanoy: 1646
  • Tiffany Christian: 1240

Watauga County Board of Commissioners

The top vote-getter in each of the two district races of the Watauga County Board of Commissioners move on to face the Democratic challenger in the general election in November. Jimmy Hodges will face Democrat Barbara Kinsey for District 5, while Karen Lerch will face incumbent Commissioner Billy Kennedy for District 3.

District 3

  • Karen Lerch: 1609
  • Matt Klutz: 1558

District 5

  • Jimmy Hodges: 2283
  • Allen Trivette: 1175

See more official results by precincts below.

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