Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Presidential Primary brings narrow results


March 12, 2020

The Whitman County Elections Center is where all the ballots are processed and counted for the entire county. The elections center is located at N. 304 Main St., Colfax.

Bernie Sanders leads as the Democratic Presidential Primary for Washington and had the highest amount of votes in Whitman County as of 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 with a 20.37 percent voter turnout.

The only three candidates up for a vote in this election were Joseph Biden, Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard.

The sole Republican Party candidate, running for a second term is Donald Trump. Trump won the Republican vote in Washington and had 2,371 votes in Whitman County.

In 2016, the nominees from Washington were Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republican Donald Trump.

There were 39 write-in votes for...

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