Summary of 2014 Alabama Primary Election results - WNCN: News, Weather

Summary of 2014 Alabama Primary Election results

Posted: Updated:
Governor Robert Bentley is seeking his second term after winning the Republican nomination during the 2014 Alabama Primary Election Governor Robert Bentley is seeking his second term after winning the Republican nomination during the 2014 Alabama Primary Election
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • PHOTOS: Alabama tops West Virginia

    PHOTOS: Alabama tops West Virginia

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:05 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:05:19 GMT
    Click through the slideshow above for pictures of Alabama's 33-23 victory of the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Georgia Dome. Related: Nick Saban post game press conference
    Click through the slideshow above for pictures of Alabama's 33-23 victory of the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Georgia Dome. Related: Nick Saban post game press conference
  • Amber Alert Issued by Fairfield Police

    Amber Alert Issued by Fairfield Police

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:57:22 GMT
    Fairfield Police have issued an Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rhashud Felix.
    Fairfield Police have issued an Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rhashud Felix.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Controversy

    13 INVESTIGATES: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Controversy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:41:16 GMT
    Dr. Peter King is a brain disorders researcher at UAB. He hopes his research will lead to a better way to diagnose ALS and learn what causes it.Dr. Peter King is a brain disorders researcher at UAB. He hopes his research will lead to a better way to diagnose ALS and learn what causes it.

    More than 94 million and climbing... that's how much the ALS Association has collected from its viral ice bucket challenge. That number changes daily. The ice bucket challenge is not for everyone and some disagree *where* you should donate your money.

    More than 94 million and climbing... that's how much the ALS Association has collected from its viral ice bucket challenge. That number changes daily. The ice bucket challenge is not for everyone and some disagree *where* you should donate your money.

The 2014 Alabama Primary Election is over, and the stage has been set for many runoffs in our area and across the state.

Here’s a quick summary of the results from some key races.

Governor:

Governor Robert Bentley won the Republican nomination overwhelmingly taking in 89 percent of the vote. Governor Bentley will face Democratic candidate Parker Griffith in the general election.

RELATED: Bentley vs. Griffith, Alabama Governor's race is set

Lt. Governor:

Incumbent Lt. Governor Kay Ivey will once again represent Republicans in the upcoming election with 62 percent of the vote. Ivey will face former State Representative James Field who run unopposed for the Democratic nomination.

RELATED: Complete election results from 2014 Alabama Primary

U.S. House District 6:

This race had seven total candidates seeking to replace longtime serving Congressman Spencer Bachus. In the end, former Alabama Representative Paul DeMarco will face Gary Palmer in a runoff on July 15th. DeMarco lead the votes with 33 percent. Meanwhile, Palmer received 20 percent.

U.S. House District 7:

The U.S. House District 7 will once again be represented by Congresswoman Terri Sewell. Sewell captured 84 percent of the vote over opponent Tamara Harris Johnson.

Jefferson County Commission District 1:

There will be a runoff for the Democratic nomination for Jefferson County Commission District 1. Incumbent George Bowman received 40 percent of the vote, and challenger Earl Hilliard, Jr. received 32 percent.

Jefferson County Commission District 2:

District 2 voters in Jefferson County will also head back to the polls for a runoff between incumbent Sandra Little Brown and former Commissioner Sheila Smoot. Brown received 33 percent of the vote, and Smoot received 26 percent.

Shelby County Sheriff:

John Samaniego won the GOP nomination for Shelby County Sheriff with 55 percent of the vote.

Blount County Wet/Dry Vote:

While Blount County is considered a “dry” county, yesterday citizen in Oneonta voted to allow alcohol sales within the city limits. The vote passed 1,208 to 739. Oneonta could apply for licenses as early as next week, meaning alcohol sales could begin within the next 45 days.



Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.