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Elections wrap up Tuesday

November 3, 2010

Kenny Jacobs, left, receives candidate information
from Johanna Leitch and Dwayne Westby on Tuesday
at First United Methodist Church of Conover.

U.S. House of Representatives -- District 10
Republican incumbent Patrick McHenry appears to have defeated Democrat challenger Jeff Gregory. McHenry received 71.65 percent and Gregory received 28.35 percent of the more than 174,000 votes cast in the election. District 10 includes Burke County, which didn't finish reporting results before press time
Tuesday.

N.C. House of Representatives -- District 88
Democrat David Munday lost to Republican Mark W. Hollo. Hollo won the race by 6,057 votes.

N.C. Senate -- District 42
Incumbent Austin Allran ran unopposed for the seat.

N.C. House of Representatives -- District 89
Incumbent Mitchell Setzer ran unopposed for the seat

N.C. House of Representatives -- District 96
Republican Mark Hilton defeated Democrat Gary Lafone. Hilton received 66.75 percent of the votes and Lafone received 33.25 percent.

Catawba County Clerk of Court
Incumbent Al Jean Bogle ran unopposed for the position.

District Court Judge -- District 25
Incumbent Robert A. Mullinax Jr. appears to have defeated R. Kelsey Williams in the race for District Court judge. Mullinax received about 63 percent of the almost 60,000 votes cast in the election. Burke County, which is included in District 25, wasn't finished reporting results by press time Tuesday.

District Court Judge -- District 25
L. Suzanne (San) Owsley appears to have defeated F. Wesley Sigmon. Owsley received 57.37 percent of the votes and Sigmon received 42.63 percent. Burke County, which is included in District 25, wasn't finished reporting results by press time Tuesday.

Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor
Two seats were available, and Cliff Isaac was the top vote-getter with 37.25 percent of the votes.
"I'm always going to work hard for any race I win," he said. "The public sees that you really want it. I hope that's what I've achieved."
Isaac said he worked hard to win the race, and he will continue working hard to protect soil and water in Catawba County.
Also winning was Chris (Chopper) Fulbright with 33.51 percent of the votes.
J. Phillip Elrod III came in third, with 28.63 percent of the 45,610 votes cast.

Constitutional Amendment
Catawba County voters chose overwhelmingly for a constitutional amendment providing that no person convicted of a felony may serve as sheriff.
Almost 89 percent of voters were in favor of the amendment.

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