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Voters across the state headed to the polls on Tuesday for the March primaries. Voter turnout in DeWitt County was 23.67 percent.
 
There were three contested races in DeWitt County. In the Democratic race for State Central Committeewoman in the 13th District Jayne Mazzotti lead Pamella Gronemeyer 445 to 245. In the Republican race for Clintonia 5 Committeeman Nathan Ennis defeated Dan Matthews 95 to 66. Terry Ferguson defeated Travis Houser in a landslide 53-0 in the Republican race for Harp Committeeman.
 
Uncontested County Board races included Democrat incumbent Randy Perring in District B, Democrat incumbents Sue May and Cris Rogers in District D, Republican incumbents Terry Ferguson and Christina Pruser in District B, and incumbent Republican Melonie Tilley along with Nate Ennis and Dan Matthews in District D. 
 
District D will have contested races in the November election. 
 
In Piatt County, a Monticello school referendum for issuing $29.8 million in bonds for upgrading buildings was leading 1947 yes to 1158 no with 14 of 16 precincts reporting. 
 
In Logan County, a referendum for Mt. Pulaski schools to issue $15.7 million dollars in bonds for uprading buildings was defeated 499-714.
 
In the Republican race for State Representative in the 101st District Dan Caulkins was leading with 2,467, Randy Keith in second with 2,125 and Todd Henricks with 975 votes as of 10:30pm Tuesday night.
 
In the Republican race for Judge of the 6th Judicial Circuit Randy Rosenbaum leads Sami Anderson 6,909 to 4, 028 as of 10:30 pm Tuesday night.
 
All results are unoffical with absentee ballots having up to fourteen days to be counted.

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