Who Did Delaware County Voters Choose in Tuesday’s Election?

By now, you know the results of Tuesday’s general election… but how did Delaware County vote?

Republican candidates won every single race in Delaware County Tuesday night.

The majority of Delaware County voters picked Republican incumbent Rod Blum to represent them for another term in Congress – nearly 60-percent in fact. 37-percent chose Democrat Abby Finkenauer and nearly three-percent voted for Libertarian Troy Hageman.

In the Governor’s race, Delaware County chose Republican Kim Reynolds – 62 to 34 percent over Democrat Fred Hubbell. The other challengers, Jake Porter and Gary Siegwarth, each got about one-and-a-half percent of the vote.

In other statewide races… 67-percent of Delaware County voters picked Paul Pate for Secretary of State, 55-percent voted for Mary Mosiman for State Auditor, 51-percent chose Jeremy Davis for State Treasurer and Mike Naig won Delaware County’s vote for Secretary of Agriculture with 61-percent of the vote.

In the State Representative District 96 race, Delaware County voted to keep Republican incumbent Lee Hein in office for another term – 65 to 34 percent over his Democratic challenger Reenie Montgomery.

Over six-thousand Delaware County voters also voted in favor of re-electing County Supervisor Shirley Helmrichs, County Treasurer Pam Klein, County Recorder Daneen Schindler and County Attorney John Bernau – each receiving 98 to 99 percent of the vote.

Voter turnout in Delaware County was nearly 65-percent – that’s about average for a mid-term election. There are nearly 12,000 registered voters in the county, and nearly 7,700 of them turned out to vote. Over 2,700 of those ballots were absentee.