June 28 Primary Early Results for San Juan County
Results from the June 28 Primary in San Juan County have arrived. While a few ballots may arrive in the next few days postmarked on June 27, the outcome is expected to hold in each of the elections.
Silvia Stubbs advances to the general election race for San Juan County Commissioner after defeating Clint Black in the June 28 Republican primary. Stubbs tallied 220 votes to 82 for Black. Stubbs will face Democratic Incumbent Willie Grayeyes in the November General Election.
In a non-partisan race for an open school board seat, Sheila Stubbs Knight and Colleen Benally advance to the general election. Knight had 195 votes, Benally had 145 and Valerie Lee had 110.
Incumbent US Senator Mike Lee and Incumbent District 3 Congressman John Curtis were victorious in the Republican party primary.
Statewide, Senator Mike Lee captured 62 percent of registered Republican votes, while challenger Becky Edwards earned 29 percent of the vote and Ally Isom earned 8 percent of the vote.
Lee’s victory was more pronounced in San Juan County, where he earned 80 percent (1,046) of the votes of registered Republican voters in San Juan County. Edwards won 13 percent of the vote with 177, and Isom earned five percent with 76 votes.
In Utah’s 3rd Congressional District, incumbent Republican Representative John Curtis earned 72 percent of the votes of registered Republican voters, while his challenger Chris Herrod earned 28 percent of the vote.
In San Juan County, Curtis earned 66 percent of the votes of registered Republican voters with 848 votes, while Herrod won 33 percent of the vote with 430.
A total of 1,478 county residents participated in the primary election, including 1,306 Republicans and 172 non-partisan voters. That represents nearly 40 percent of the total registered voters.