How Nye County voted

2016 Primary Election Nye County

Active Registered Voters 25,522

Election Day Turnout 2,229 (8.73 percent)

Early Turnout 2,865 (11.22 percent)

Absentee Turnout 595 (2.33 percent)

Mail Turnout 0 (0 percent)

Total Turnout 5,689 (22.28 percent)

County Commissioner District I (Republican)

Lorinda Wichman 322 votes

Scott Mattox 182 votes

Earl Jones 63 votes

Wichman is re-elected to third term.

County Commissioner District II (Republican)

John Koenig 362 votes

Amy Riches 114 votes

Ray T. Grant 108 votes

David Lancaster Sr. 43 votes

Sal Ledesma 19 votes

Koenig will face a Democratic challenger in the general election.

County Commissioner District III (Republican)

Donna C. Cox 258 votes

Leo Blundo 217 votes

Greg Dann 112 votes

Louie DeCanio 102 votes

Antheny “AJ” Dodd 62 votes

Cox is re-elected to a second term

State Assembly District 36


Tina Trenner 1,586 votes

James Oscarson 1,348 votes

Rusty Stanberry 239 votes

Oscarson won the overall primary vote, which includes parts of Clark and Lincoln counties. He will face an opponent in November.

U.S. Representative in Congress, District 4 (Republican)

Cresent Hardy 2,432 votes

Mike Monroe 674 votes

Wayne J. Villines 232 votes

U.S. Representative in Congress, District 4 (Democrat)

Susie Lee 503 votes

Ruben Kihuen 480 votes

Lucy Flores 463 votes

Mike Schaefer 60 votes

Rodney Smith 39 votes

Dan Rolle 33 votes

Morse Arberry Jr. 31 votes

Brandon Casutt 16 votes

Incumbent Hardy will face Kihuen, who won the Democratic nomination for the district, which includes North Las Vegas and other rural counties.

U.S. Senator (Republican)

Joe Heck 2,088 votes

Sharron Angle 817 votes

None of these Candidates 140 votes

D’Nese Davis 114 votes

Thomas “Sad Tom” Heck 96 votes

Eddie Hamilton 80 votes

Bill Tarbell 59 votes

Robert X. Leeds 26 votes

Juston J. Preble 22 votes

Carlo “Mazunga” Poliak 11 votes

U.S. Senator (Democrat)

Catherine Cortez Masto 1,204 votes

None of these Candidates 143 votes

Allen Rheinhart 125 votes

Liddo Susan O’Briant 117 votes

Bobby Mahendra 64 votes

Cortez Masto and Joe Heck will be on the November ballot for the seat being vacated by the retirement of Harry Reid.

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