residents – or 14% - of Dare County voters turned out for the May 8
primaries, and there were some expected results as well as some
surprises by the end of Tuesday night.
Hatteras Village Pathway Referendum, which will allow existing tax
funds to be used for the upcoming pathways project, passed by a big
majority of 157 (94.01%) FOR votes to 10 (5.99%) AGAINST votes.
one of the most watched contests, incumbent Representative Beverly
Boswell lost to Bobby Hanig for the N.C. House of Representatives
District 6 Republican nomination, with Hanig getting 3,613 (53.02%)
votes to Boswell’s 3,202 (46.98%) votes.
Walter B. Jones won the Republican nomination for the U.S. House of
Representatives with 20,862 (43.01%) votes against Scott Dacey with
13,380 (27.58%) votes, and Phil Law who received 14,266 (29.41%) votes.
Steinburg won the Republican nomination for N.C. State Senate District
1 with 6,760 (58.01%) votes over Clark Twiddy with 4,894 (41.99%) votes.
the Republican nomination for Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC)
District 2 seat, Rob Ross won with 1,407 (52.64%) votes over Ronnie
Merrell with 1,266 (47.36%) votes.
the Republican nomination for the BOC at-large seat, Anne P. Petera won
with 1,931 (72.76%) votes over Ed Danko with 723 (27.24%) votes.
the Republican nomination for the Dare County Board of Education
District 1, Frank O. Hester won with 1,429 (58.11%) votes over Rick
Casey with 1,030 (41.89%) votes.
A complete list of the primary election results can be found at https://www.darenc.com/Home/Components/News/News/5016/17.