June 19, 2024

Unofficial primary results June 4, 2024

Tuesday’s primary election saw 1,127 votes cast out of 6,133 registered voters in Clarke County, a 18.38% turnout. There were 79 write-in ballots. 938 ballots, with 83.23% of votes, were from the Republican Party. The Democratic Party had 183 ballots cast with 16.24%. The Libertarian Party had 6 ballots cast for 0.53%.

The following are the unofficial combined results as of 8:45 p.m. on June 4 with 100% of precincts reporting.

County Board of Supervisor district 1

Dean Robins (R - incumbent), 798 votes

Write-ins - 17 Republican, 16 Democrat, 1 Libertarian

County Board of Supervisor district 3

Brian K. Sorensen (R), 468 votes

Austin Taylor (R - incumbent), 443 votes

Write-ins - 2 Republican, 17 Democrat, 1 Libertarian

County Auditor

Jessica Graves (R), 848 votes

Write-ins - 6 Republican, 13 Democrat, 1 Libertarian

County Sheriff

Rob Kovacecivh (R - incumbent), 625 votes

George R. Barber III (R), 302 votes

Write-ins - 26 Democrat, 5 Libertarian

United States Representative Dist. 3

Zach Nunn (R - incumbent), 810 votes

Lanon Baccam (D), 142 votes

Melissa Vine (D), 39 votes

Write-ins - 11 Republican, 1 Libertarian

State Senator Dist. 12

Amy Sinclair (R - incumbent), 801 votes

Nicole Loew (D), 166 votes

Write-ins - 17 Republican

Iowa House of Representatives Dist. 24

Sam Wengryn (R), 441 votes

Brenda Brammer-Smith (R), 296 votes

Sonya Hicks (D), 148 votes

Write-ins - 8 Republican

State Representative Dist. 23

Ray Bubba Sorensen (R - incumbent), 148 votes

Karen Varley (D), 22 votes

Write-ins - 2 Republican

The unofficial election results can be found on Clarke County Auditor’s website: https://clarkecounty.iowa.gov/elections/election-results/

Candra Brooks

A native of rural Union County, Candra holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from Simpson College and an Associate's Degree in Accounting from SWCC. She has been at the Osceola newspaper since October 2013, working as office manager before transitioning to the newsroom in spring 2022.