Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Cochise County Election Results

By James A. Bretney

According to the SV Herald, of the 46,332 registered voters, 19,532 or 42.16% voted. Of that figure 9,417 (48.21%) democrats voted and 10,115 (51.79%) Republicans voted. 698 more Republicans than democrats voted. The ratio of democrats to republican voting was 1.07. 82.17% or 16,050 voted in person with 17.83% or 3,482 early ballots.

Cochise County tended to vote more for Romney, Huckabee, and Paul than they did for McCain. Democrats tended to vote more for Hillary than Obama.

Unofficial election results

(County results incomplete as of midnight Tuesday, with 12 of 18 precincts and early ballots tallied.)

COCHISE COUNTY

Republican primary

McCain: 40.73%, 4,228

Romney: 39.79%, 4,131

Huckabee: 12.77%, 1,326

Paul: 4.14%, 430

Democratic primary

Clinton: 51.96%, 4,719

Obama: 40.27%, 3,657

Total registered voters: 46,332

Voter turn out: 42.16%

Ballots cast: 19,532

(16,050 by voting in person; 3,482 by early ballots)

ARIZONA

(72.3% of precincts reporting)

Republican primary

McCain: 47.2%, 187,921

Romney: 33.7%, 134,293

Huckabee: 9.0%, 35,806

Paul: 4.3%, 17,140

Democratic primary

Clinton: 50.1%, 156,988

Obama: 41.6%, 130,392

Registered eligible Democrats: 904,741

Registered eligible Republicans: 1,042,294

State early ballots

Requested: 551,037 (72% of eligible primary voters)

Early ballots returned by Monday's mail deadline: 398,210 (20% of the combined eligible voters in the state)

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