Election summary, Benton County, Nov. 3, 2020

Registered Voters 18,046 – Total Ballots 14,721 : 81.57%

Absentee votes are counted.

US President and Vice President

Joseph R. Biden Kamala D. Harris (DEM) 5,156 35.25%
Donald J. Trump Michael R.Pence (REP) 9,179 62.75%
Roque Rocky De La Fuente Darcy G. Richardson (ALL) 13 0.09%
Don Blankenship William Alan Mohr (CON) 21 0.14%
Ricki Sue King Dayna R. Chandler (GKH) 3 0.02%
Howie Hawkins Angela Nicole Walker (GRN) 28 0.19%
Jo Jorgensen Jeremy Cohen (LIB) 185 1.26%
Brock Pierce Karla Ballard 3 0.02%
Kanye West Michelle Tidball 19 0.13%
(Write-in vote, if any) 20 0.14%

U.S. Senator

Theresa Greenfield (DEM) 5,197 35.90%
Joni Ernst (REP) 8,822 60.94%
Rick Stewart (LIB) 330 2.28%
Suzanne Herzog 119 0.82%
(Write-in vote, if any) 9 0.06%

US Representative, Dist. 1

Abby Finkenauer (DEM) 5,302 36.63%
Ashley Hinson (REP) 9,155 63.25%
(Write-in vote, if any) 17 0.12%

State Senator, Dist. 38

Ivy Schuster (DEM) 4,580 32.74%
Dawn Driscoll (REP) 9,396 67.16%
(Write-in vote, if any) 14 0.10%

State Representative, Dist. 75

Ruby Bodeker (DEM) 5,044 36.11%
Thomas Gerhold (REP) 8,909 63.78%
(Write-in vote, if any) 15 0.11%

County Supervisor Dist. 2

Rick Primmer (REP) 11,795 98.75%
(Write-in vote, if any) 149 1.25%

County Supervisor Dist. 3

Polly Denison (DEM) 4,226 30.90%
Gary Bierschenk (REP) 9,432 68.96%
(Write-in vote, if any) 20 0.15%

County Auditor

Hayley Rippel (REP) 12,382 99.17%
(Write-in vote, if any) 104 0.83%

County Sheriff

Ronald Tippett (REP) 12,326 98.57%
(Write-in vote, if any) 179 1.43%

County Treasurer (To fill vacancy)

Melinda Schoettmer (REP) 12,119 98.96%
(Write-in vote, if any) 127 1.04%

Benton TWP Trustee – Vote For 2

Steve Cronk 359 48.98%
Vernon McClintock 368 50.20%
(Write-in vote, if any) 6 0.82%

Benton TWP Trustee (to fill vacancy) – Vote for 1

(Write-in vote, if any) 33 100.00%

Big Grove TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

John Ritscher 85 45.95%
Craig Selk 99 53.51%
(Write-in vote, if any) 1 0.54%

Bruce TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Steven Vaughn 122 51.05%
Kenneth Lassen 114 47.70%
(Write-in vote, if any) 3 1.26%

Bruce TWP Trustee (to fill vacancy) – Voter for 1

Robert Zeien 150 98.68%
(Write-in vote, if any) 2 1.32%

Canton TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Kirk Tumilty 294 49.41%
Scott Allen Deklotz 300 50.42%
(Write-in vote, if any) 1 0.17%

Canton TWP Clerk (to fill vacancy) – Vote for 1

Michael A. Jambois 339 100.00%

Eden TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Ben Olson 130 50.58%
Everett Heitshusen 126 49.03%
(Write-in vote, if any) 1 0.39%

Eldorado TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Scott Thompson 116 49.79%
Trevor Seeman 114 48.93%
(Write-in vote, if any) 3 1.29%

Florence TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

James Hemesath 201 52.07%
Roy L. Schulze 181 46.89%
(Write-in vote, if any) 4 1.04%

Harrison TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Walter Bauer 149 41.62%
Bryon Geater 205 57.26%
(Write-in vote, if any) 4 1.12%

Iowa TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Dean Jensen 169 51.52%
Gene J. Upah 159 48.48%

Jackson TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

James A. Fleming 122 50.00%
John Buhr 122 50.00%

Leroy TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Helen Grunewald 165 94.29%
(Write-in vote, if any) 10 5.71%

Polk TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Bill Kester 329 47.68%
Scott Hepker 357 51.74%
(Write-in vote, if any) 4 0.58%

St. Clair TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Bryce Brecht 181 60.94%
Edwin L. Wendel 116 39.06%
(Write-in vote, if any) 0 0%

Taylor TWP Trustee – Vote for 2

Charles Yedlik 272 41.53%
Kirk Appleby 380 58.02%
(Write-in vote, if any) 3 0.46%

Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioner – Vote for 3

Robert Ritscher 7,203 30.49%
Mark Happel 8,979 38.01%
Mark Pingenot 7,325 31.01%
(Write-in vote, if any) 117 0.50%

County Agricultural Extension Council – Vote for 4

Marleen Patterson 4,582 15.36%
Duane M. Fisher 6,169 20.68%
Tessa Roth 4,068 13.64%
Gregory P. Svoboda 5,269 17.67%
Dean R. Williams 4,102 13.75%
Shannon Feuerbach 5,543 18.59%
(Write-in vote, if any) 91 0.31%

Public measure 1 – Constitutional Convention

YES 2,956 24.37%
NO 9,172 75.63%

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