Election results are official in Iredell County. Iredell County had record voter turnout with 78.55% compared to 70.57% in 2016. There are 130,794 registered voters in Iredell County, and 102,745 were cast. 18,577 ballots were cast on Election Day, 66,428 one stop, 17,591 absentee and 149 provisional. As of now, the Supreme Court Justice race is still not called. Justice Paul Newby led incumbent Chief Justice Cheri Beasley from November 3rd until Thursday by 1,101 votes. Friday night, Justice Newby was ahead by 244 votes. Expect a recount for the closest race in North Carolina, if they are separated by fewer than 10,000 votes. As of right now, 75.22% or 5,536,153 out of 7,359,798 have been canvassed.
Becky Gallagher at the Iredell County Board of Election said she has “huge gratitude to all of the workers. Full time, part time, precinct and one stop workers, are the true heroes in her book.” She said that she “just cannot thank them enough.” Her staff has worked incredibly long hours to prepare for this year’s election. She applauds her staff for adapting quickly to the state’s guidelines.
In 2016, R-Donald J. Trump carried 66.31% of the vote over D-Hillary Clinton with 29.96% in Iredell County. R-Pat McCrory took 62.16% over D-Roy Cooper with 34.89% in Iredell County but ultimately lost the state by %. When R-Dan Forest ran for Lt. Governor, he carried 68.09% over D-Linda Coleman at 28.85%.
Your local representatives did well with an average of 67.95% republican voters.
To find out more, you can visit the North Carolina State Board of Election’s website at: https://www.ncsbe.gov/results-data/election-results