Lincoln County voters have cast their ballots in the 2020 Oregon Primary Election conducted Tuesday, May 19.
As of May 20, Lincoln County tallied 18,816 votes, with approximately 99 percent counted. Voter turnout was just over 50 percent.
Unofficial results in the County Commissioner, Position 2, race show Claire Hall well ahead with 6,789 votes while Joe Hitselberger was the next closest at 3,484 votes.
The results in the Lincoln County District Attorney race reveal Lanee Danforth with 9,484 votes, just ahead of current DA Jonathan Cable at 6,061 votes. In another Lincoln County race, Judge of the Circuit Court, 17th District, Position 1, Sheryl Bachart (12,008 votes) was well ahead of challenger Russell Baldwin (4,887 votes).
County commissioners will certify the results within 20 days.
State primary results
In the race for President, Joseph Biden won the Oregon democratic vote with 354,108 votes or 67.43 percent. Donald Trump won the republican vote with 303,504 votes or 93.61 percent. Trump ran unopposed in the primary election.
For US Senator on the republican side, Jo Rae Perkins edged out Paul Romero Jr. with 148,040 votes or 48.98 percent. The democrats will send incumbent Jeff Merkley to the general election with 482,124 votes. Merkley ran in the primary unopposed.
Democrats are sending Suzanne Bonamici, who garnered 77,906 votes to the general election in the US Representative 1st District. She will face Christopher C. Christensen, republican who received 18,766 votes.
In the 2nd District democrat race, Alex Spenser received 22,705 votes while republican Cliff Bentz leads unofficially with 34,389 votes.
Earl Blumenauer got the nod in the US Representative 3rd District race with121,758 votes. He will face republican challenger Joanna Harbour who got 17,482 votes.
In the US Representative 4th district Peter Defazio will face Alex Skarlatos in the general election in November.
Incumbent democrat Kurt Schrader running in the US Representative 5th District, received 70.54 percent of the vote and will face republican Amy Ryan Courser who got 52.55 percent of the vote.
See the full Lincoln County results below: