Primary Day in Yadkin County was a busy one. By 10:30 a.m. the Forbush voting precinct reported 337 voters, Boonville with 212, Deep Creek with 119, East Bend with 169 and North Liberty with 187, just to name a few.
Elaine Barnes, Yadkin County Board of Elections director, said they had received numerous calls from the precincts today. The change in voter ID law which now requires voters to present a photo id didn’t seem to cause any problems. However, Barnes said they did receive multiple calls in regard to voters who were not sure where to vote.
Unofficial poll results for the county were posted to the state board of elections website at 9:42 p.m. Tuesday evening.
The four open seats on the Yadkin County School Board will be filled by incumbents Rex “Buck” Baity (5,932 votes), Jennifer Hemric (5,690 votes), Lynn Allred (5,648 votes), and newcomer Sharon M. Yale (5,307 votes).
In the primary for the county board of commissioners, incumbents David Moxley (5,169 votes), Kevin Austin (4,739 votes) and Marion G. Welborn (4,108 votes) will be on the ballot in November. Bryan Wyatt trailed the incumbents in the primary, coming in with 3,329 votes.
In the Republican primary for NC Governor, incumbent Pat McCrory claimed 77.62 percent of the vote. Democrat Roy Cooper claimed 74.72 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary for the November gubernatorial race.
In the primary race for NC state senate for District 31, incumbent Joyce Krawiec (3,578 votes) beat out Yadkin County native Dempsey Brewer (2,841 votes).
Incumbent Lee Zachary of the NC House of Representatives also claimed a victory in the primary with 5,100 votes.
In the Presidential primary, Republican candidate Donald Trump received the majority vote in Yadkin County with 3,436 votes, 44.27 percent.
In the Democratic Primary, Hillary Clinton received 48.04 percent of the vote in Yadkin County with a total of 832 votes.
The NC Connect Bond also did favorably in Yadkin County with 56.04 percent of voters in favor of the bond.
For additional voting results for Yadkin County, visit the county board of elections tab on the county website or visit the state board of elections website.