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Here's who won the 2020 Monroe County primaries

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The Monroe County elections were Tuesday. Several candidates won their races by over 60% of the vote. If you'd like to know more about the winners, go back to our voter guide to learn more. Here are the results for the Monroe County 2020 primaries.

Editor’s note: The candidates running for Monroe County Democratic and Republican convention delegates are not included in this list.


R: Donald J Trump, 91.84% of the vote

D: Joseph R Biden, 65.87% of the vote


R: Eric Holcomb, uncontested

D: Woody Myers, uncontested

US Representative District 9

R: Trey Hollingsworth, uncontested

D: Andy Ruff, 63.49% of the vote

State Senators

District 40

R: No candidate

D: Shelli Yoder, 81.06% of the vote

District 44

R: Eric A Koch, uncontested

D: No candidate

State Representatives

District 60

R: Peggy Mayfield, 78%

D: Tiffany Grant, uncontested

District 61

R: No candidate

D: Matt Pierce, uncontested

District 62

R: Jeff Ellington, 77.57% of the vote

D: Alyssa Bailey, uncontested

District 65

R: Chris May, uncontested

D: Paula Staley, uncontested

District 46

R: Bob Heaton, uncontested

D: No candidate

County Council at-large (three possible winners per party)

R: Jim Allen, Zach Weisheit

D: Trent Deckard, Geoff McKim, Cheryl Munson


Division 1

R: Carl Lamb, uncontested

D: Geoff Bradley, 62.27% of the vote

Division 2

R: No candidate

D: Valeri Haughton, uncontested

Division 8

R: Judith Benckart, uncontested

D: Kara Elaine Krothe, 68.48% of the vote

County Auditor

R: No candidate

D: Catherine Smith, uncontested

County Treasurer

R: No candidate

D: Jessica McClellan, uncontested

County Coroner

R: No candidate

D: Joani Shields, uncontested

County Surveyor

R: No candidate

D: Trohn Enright-Randolph, uncontested

County Commissioner District 2

R: No candidate

D: Julie Thomas, uncontested

County Commissioner District 3

R: No candidate

D: Penny Githens, uncontested

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