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Results in from local election, state primary

The Johnson County Election Office has released the unofficial election summary report for the 2016 State Primary and County General Election.  With 10 precincts in the county, all 10 have reported.  There were a total of 2,190 votes cast, with absentee and early voters at 1,179 and 1,011 Election Day votes.
Congressman Phil Roe, running to keep his seat in the United States House of Representatives in the First Congressional District, won as he took 84.31 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,575 votes in Johnson County.  Contender Clint Tribble received 15.58 percent with 291 votes.
The race for Tennessee fourth Senate District was tight in Johnson County with Jon Lundberg receiving 743 votes at 39.37 percent, with Neal Kerney close behind receiving 723 votes at 38.31 percent.  Tony Shipley came in third with 374 votes at 19.82 percent, and John Paul Blevins received 47 votes for a total of 2.49 percent.
On the republican ticket for Tennessee House third representative district, incumbent Timothy Hill received 99.39 percent of the nods from Johnson Countians, amounting to 1,804 votes.  There were 11 votes case for a write-in candidate.
On the Democratic side, Alan Bohms received 96.95 percent of the 125 votes cast for United States House of Representative First District.
On a local level, Matthew Lewis was reelected as Johnson County Assessor of Property with 72.57 percent, amounting to 1,537 votes.  Michael C. Trivette, also running for the county’s assessor of property, received 581 votes, or 27.43 percent.
There were two positions available on the Johnson County School Board in District Two.  Mike Payne received 591 votes with 39.82 percent, and Jo Ann Matheson Reece received 548 votes at 36.93 percent.