2016 Election Results for Howard County

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    Nicole Tracy
    Reporter

    Unofficial results from the 2016 Arkansas Preferential Primary and Non-Partisian General Election for Howard County are as follows
    Results for the Democratic Ballot are as follows:
    U.S. President:
    Roque ‘Rocky’ De La Fuente – 3 votes (0.43%)
    John Wolfe – 11 votes (1.57%)
    Bernie Sanders – 129 votes (18.45%)
    Hillary Clinton – 535 votes (76.54%)
    James Valentine – 9 votes (1.29%)
    Martin J. O’Malley – 12 (1.72%)
    Unopposed Democratic Candidates: (U.S. Senate – Conner Eldridge, State Representative – District 4 – Fonda F. Hawthorne, Howard County Circuit Clerk – Angie Lewis, Howard County Assessor – Debbie Teague, Justice of the Peace – District 2 – Archie W. Cothren, Justice of the Peace – District 5 – Julie Tuck, Justice of the Peace – District 7 – Martha C. Hobbs, Justice of the Peace – District 8 – Kirk A. Bell, Justice of the Peace – District 9 – Bobby Don Turner, Constable Twp 3 – D.E. Ray, Nashville Alderman Ward 2 Position 2 – Nick Davis, Nashville Alderman Ward 3 Position 2 – Vivian Annie Wright, Nashville Alderman Ward 3 Position 1 – Andy Anderson, Nashville Alderman Ward 6 Position 2 – Michael C. Milum) – 350 votes for (100.00%)
    Republican Ballot results are as follows:
    U.S. President:
    Jeb Bush – 9 votes (0.56%)
    Donald J. Trump – 559 votes (34.55%)
    John R. Kasich – 34 votes (2.10%)
    Ted Cruz – 548 votes (33.87%)
    Bobby Jindal – 0 votes (0.00%)
    Mike Huckabee – 22 (1.36%)
    Gov. Chris Christie – 2 (0.12%)
    Rand Paul – 3 (0.19%)
    Lindsey Graham – 1 (0.06%)
    Ben Carson – 117 (7.23%)
    Rick Santorum – 1 (0.06%)
    Carly Fiorina – 0 (0.00%)
    Marco Rubio – 322 (19.90%)
    U.S. Senate:
    Curtis Coleman – 345 votes (22.52%)
    Senator John Boozman – 1,187 votes (77.48%)
    Unopposed Republican Candidates: (U.S. Congress District 04 – Congressman Bruce Westerman, State Representative – District 19 – Representative Justin Gonzales, Howard County Judge – Kevin Smith, Howard County Clerk – Keri Teague, Howard County Treasurer – Sheri Mixon, Howard County Coroner – John Gray, Justice of the Peace – District 2 – Gary Welch, Justice of the Peace – District 5 – Jerry Harwell, Justice of the Peace – District 3 – Richard “Dick” Wakefield, Constable Twp 3 – Andrew T. McCauley, Nashville Alderman Ward 1 Position 1 –Matt Smith, Nashville Alderman Ward 1 Position 2 – Joe Hoen, Nashville Alderman Ward 2 Position 1 – Donna Harwell, Nashville Alderman Ward 5 Position 2 – Carol Mitchell) – 1,063 votes for (100.00%)
    Also voted for on both Republican and Democratic ballots were the following contests:
    State Supreme Court Chief Justice Position 1:
    State Supreme Court Chief Justice Courtney Goodson – 890 votes (42.04%)
    Judge Dan Kemp – 1,227 votes (57.96%)
    State Supreme Court Associate Justice Position 5:
    Clark W. Mason – 708 votes (35.40%)
    Judge Shawn A. Womack – 1,292 votes (64.60%)
    Unopposed Non Partisan Judicial: (Howard County District Court – Jessica Steel Gunter): 1,635 votes for (100%).
    Voter turnout averaged 34.36% across Howard County for the election. There are 6,824 registered voters in Howard County, and there were 2,345 ballots cast on Tuesday.