KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Final results were delayed until early this morning by a snafu with counting absentee ballots at the Kalamazoo County Clerks office but they should be available soon.
The results from Tuesday’s primary elections shows John Hoadley smoking the rest of the field for the Democratic slot in the 60th house race. That’s the seat now held by Sean McCann.
Brandt Iden has won a battle for the Republican nomination in the 61st district over Phil Stinchcomb. David Maturen has edged out Vic Potter in the 63rd district race for the Republican nomination by just a few hundred votes.
Margaret O’Brien ran away with the Republican nomination for the 20th Senate District...She will face off against Democrat Sean McCann and Libertarian Lorence Wenke in November.
In contested Kalamazoo County Board races, Stephanie Moore has won a seat on the board, in the first. She will be uncontested in Nobember. , Kevin Wordelman is on the ballot in the second, incumbent Jeff Heppler in the 6th, Dale Shugars in the 9th and Larry Provancher in the 10th.
Almost all the proposals on the ballot in Kalamazoo County passed except for the 14-million dollar bond issue in Schoolcraft
Proposal One has passed statewide 69 to 31%, and in the other state race that has been getting a lot of attention, Justin Amash has beaten challenger Brian Ellis 57 to 43%.
The final voter turnout in Kalamazoo was just under 15%.
For updated results http://www.electionmagic.com/results/mi/election.html