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County Commission Incumbents Re-Elected

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The Republican incumbents successfully defended their seats on the Ashe County Board of Commissioners, while state and national Republican candidates easily carried Ashe County.


Winning new four-year terms on the county commission were Gerald Price, Larry Rhodes, and Gary W. Roark, with Rhodes pulling the largest number of votes.


The countywide totals for the county commission race were:


Richard C. Blackburn - 5955


Marty Gambill - 4164


Dan McMillan - 5033


Gerald Price - 6381


Larry Rhodes - 7232


Gary W. Roark - 6863


The Republican candidates for U.S. President, N.C. Governor, N.C. House, N.C. Senate, U.S. House, and N.C. Lt. Governor also carried the county.


U.S. Presidential Race:


Mitt Romney - 8207


Barack Obama - 4100


N.C. Governor’s Race:


Pat McCrory - 8688


Walter Dalton - 3650


N.C. House Race:


Jonathan Jordan - 7307


Cullie Tarleton - 5146


N.C. Senate Race:


Dan Soucek - 7336


Roy Carter - 4976


N.C. Lt. Governor:


Dan Forest - 7753


Linda Coleman - 4421


Ashe County Board of Education (uncontested):


Lee Beckworth - 7278


C.B. Jones - 7622


Ashe County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Race:


Jack Krider - 4740


Russell F. Vannoy - 4916


The following is a list of unofficial vote totals for the individuals local candidates by county precinct:


Clifton Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 228, Marty Gambill - 162, McMillan - 175, Price - 254, Rhodes - 259, Roark - 267


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 250, Tarleton - 204


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 195, Soucek - 266


Jefferson Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 501, Marty Gambill - 282, McMillan - 411, Price - 366, Rhodes - 473, Roark - 411


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 427, Tarleton - 442


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 413, Soucek - 445


Peak Creek:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 144, Marty Gambill - 95, McMillan - 111, Price - 193, Rhodes - 218, Roark - 216


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 239, Tarleton - 98


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 98, Soucek - 240


Creston Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 64, Marty Gambill - 52, McMillan - 48, Price - 168, Rhodes - 152, Roark - 161


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 170, Tarleton - 54


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 60, Soucek - 162


Laurel Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 35, Marty Gambill - 33, McMillan - 34, Price - 68, Rhodes - 64, Roark - 67


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 65, Tarleton - 39


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 33, Soucek - 67


Pine Swamp Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 261, Marty Gambill - 224, McMillan - 229, Price - 326, Rhodes - 342, Roark - 355


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 376, Tarleton - 232


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 228, Soucek - 373


Elk Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 84, Marty Gambill - 61, McMillan - 64, Price - 100, Rhodes - 114, Roark - 105


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 113, Tarleton - 65


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 60, Soucek - 116


New River Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 387, Marty Gambill - 251, McMillan - 331, Price - 288, Rhodes - 360, Roark - 331


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 351, Tarleton - 336


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 313, Soucek - 362


Piney Creek Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 169, Marty Gambill - 112, McMillan - 129, Price - 215, Rhodes - 227, Roark - 212


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 230, Tarleton - 150


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 137, Soucek - 234


Helton Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 104, Marty Gambill - 75, McMillan - 83, Price - 119, Rhodes - 129, Roark - 122


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 145, Tarleton - 76


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 89, Soucek - 129


North Fork Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 105, Marty Gambill - 88, McMillan - VOTES, Price - VOTES, Rhodes - VOTES, Roark - VOTES


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 236, Tarleton - 97


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 85, Soucek - 239


Pond Mountain Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 28, Marty Gambill - 27, McMillan - 25, Price - 48, Rhodes - 46, Roark - 49


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 51, Tarleton - 29


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 29, Soucek - 50


Horse Creek Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 93, Marty Gambill - 66, McMillan - 60, Price - 67, Rhodes - 73, Roark - 76


N.C. House - 93th District: 84 - VOTES, Tarleton - 72


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 72, Soucek - 79


Obids Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 181, Marty Gambill - 137, McMillan - 142, Price - 219, Rhodes - 240, Roark - 256


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 254, Tarleton - 150


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 152, Soucek - 244


West Jefferson Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 447, Marty Gambill - 318, McMillan - 406, Price - 409, Rhodes - 486, Roark - 442


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 486, Tarleton - 389


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 394, Soucek - 471


Hurricane Precinct:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 46, Marty Gambill - 44, McMillan - 42, Price - 34, Rhodes - 41, Roark - 42


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 42, Tarleton - 43


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 43, Soucek - 43


Early Voting:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 2557, Marty Gambill - 1791, McMillan - 2204, Price - 2631, Rhodes - 3047, Roark - 2838


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 3047, Tarleton - 2231


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 2153, Soucek - 3052


Absentee:


County Commission Candidates: Richard C. Blackburn - 251, Marty Gambill - 178, McMillan - 217, Price - 383, Rhodes - 414, Roark - 386


N.C. House - 93th District: Jordan - 404, Tarleton - 239


N.C. Senate - 45th District: Carter - 203, Soucek - 429

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