Story written at 10:49 p.m. Tuesday, August 7
Jason Lamb and Kent Haden were among the big winners during the Primary Election held Tuesday, August 7.
Lamb won the Circuit 12 Judge race 6,948-5,061 over Tim Joyce. Lamb won on Joyce’s home turf in Warren County with a 3,487-3,199 voting margin. He also won Audrain County 2,108-942 and the margin in Montgomery County 1,353-920.
In the competitive State Representative District 43 race on the Republican ticket, Kent Haden won with 3,655 votes. Ed Lockwood was second at 498 and Adela Falk took third at 486. Haden won Audrain County by nearly 2,200 votes.
As for State Senate District 18, Cindy O’Laughlin won the Republican race with 9,881 votes, holding off second place Craig Redmon (7,229). Nate Walker was third (5,336) and Lindell Shumake took fourth (4,489).
In the competitive primaries for U.S. Representative District 4, incumbent Vicky Hartzler won by more than 40,000 votes over John Webb on the Republican ticket. With just 328 of 363 precincts reporting, the Democratic ticket was too close to call with Renee Hoagenson up on Hallie Thompson, 19,005-18,176.
With 467 of 472 precincts reporting, it appeared Henry Robert Martin was going to win the Democratic primary for the U.S. Representative District 6 race with 21,384 votes. Winston Apple was second at 15,790 and Ed Andres had 14,198.
As for statewide races, the “No” votes for Proposition A had nearly 300,000 more votes than the “Yes” votes as press time.
In the U.S. Senate primaries with 2,719 of 3,228 precincts reporting, Republican Josh Hawley was going to win by nearly 300,000 votes over Tony Monetti in a field featuring 11 candidates.
Incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill had the same type of success in her seven person field on the Democratic ticket.
Jo Crain was up 659-498 in the Green Party race.
As for State Auditor, Saundra McDowell appeared headed to victory with a 40,000 vote margin in the Republican race.
Update 9:44 p.m.
It’s official, Kent Haden has won the District 43 race with 3,635 votes. Ed Lockwood was second (498) and Adela Falk was third (486).
Update 9:43 p.m.
In the hotly contested State Senate District 18 Republican race, Cindy O’Laughlin now leads 9,016-6,697 over Craig Redmon with 125 of 146 precincts reporting.
Update 9:38 p.m.
Though only 1,310 of 3,228 precincts are reporting:
Josh Hawley and Claire McCaskill will both win their U.S. Senate primaries.
Saundra McDowell has an edge on David Wasinger 96,570-73,518 in the State Auditor race.
In U.S. District 4, there are 272 of 363 precincts reporting.
Vicky Hartzler is headed for a win up 55,230-20,531 over John Webb on the Republican ticket.
Hallie Thompson is up just 12,606-11,485 over Renee Hoagenson in the Democratic side.
Mark Bliss is beating Steven Koonse 198-132 in the Libertarian race.
As for U.S. District 6 with 225 of 472 precincts reporting, Henry Martin is winning the Democratic primary 5,436-3,522 over Winston Apple so far.
In State Senate District 18 with 96 of 146 precincts reporting, Cindy O’Laughlin is up 6,236-5,335 over Craig Redmon.
In the State Representative District 43 race, Kent Haden is still winning 2,421-282 over Adela Falk in the Republican race.
With 1,223 of 3,228 precincts reporting, the No votes are winning 279,713 to 176,131 in the Proposition A initiative.
Update: 9:22 p.m.
Update 9:21 p.m.
Update 9:15 p.m.
With 16 of 30 precincts reported, Kent Haden is winning the District 43 race for the Republican ticket. He has 2,421. Adela Falk at 282 and Ed Lockwood at 272.
Update: 9:14 p.m.
With all precincts in, Jason Lamb wins the Circuit 12 Judge race over Tim Joyce, 6,948-5,061.
Update: 8:56 p.m.
Here are the Pike Co. results.
Update: 8:49 p.m.
Update: 8:39 p.m.
Update as of 8:28 p.m.
With just 105 of 3,228 precincts reporting:
Josh Hawley is up big in the GOP race for the U.S. Senate seat (57%). Claire McCaskill has 81% of the vote.
For State Auditor, Saundra McDowell has a slim lead with 33%. Three other candidates range from 21-24%.
In U.S. Rep. District 6 in the contested democratic race, Henry Robert Martin has 49% of the vote with 22 of 472 precincts reporting.