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McCain carries Middlesex

Almost 79% (6,007) of active registered Middlesex County voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s Presidential election.

Republican John McCain received 59.01% of the Middlesex votes (3,545), and newly-elected Democratic President Barack Obama received 39.78% of the votes (2,390).

McCain won six of the county’s seven precincts. The results, according to the State Board of Elections website, are as follows:

  • Saluda Precinct—McCain 59.25%; Obama 44.98%.
  • Urbanna Precinct—McCain 66.86%; Obama 31.96%.
  • Harmony Village—McCain 55.59%; Obama 43.57%.
  • Wilton Precinct—McCain 61.37%; Obama 37.33%.
  • New Market Precinct—McCain 68.06%; Obama 30.98%.
  • Waterview Precinct—McCain 57.14%; Obama 41.72%.
  • Church View Precinct—Obama 51.0%; McCain 47.52%.
  • Central Absentee Ballots Precinct—McCain 49.84%; Obama 49.07%.

In the race for U.S. Senate in Middlesex, newly-elected Democrat Mark Warner received 56.18% of the votes (3,325), and Republican Jim Gilmore received 42.56% (2,519). Warner won all eight county precincts.

In the race for the First District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Rob Wittman won district-wide with 57.68% of the votes, compared to 40.56% for Democrat Bill Day.

In Middlesex, Wittman received 64.34% of the votes (3,692), and Day received 34.57% of the votes (1,984). Wittman won all eight Middlesex precincts.

For more information on the election and local voting, visit the State Board of Elections website.

posted 11.05.2008

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