The Ravalli County set a new record for voter turnout in a primary election at 58 percent of the registered voters participating in the mail-in balloting Tuesday, June 2. At the end of the night, the Bitterroot Public Library's levy passed and the contests between Democrats, Republicans and Green Party candidates in November were set. In County races, Democrat Margaret Gorski will meet Republican Theresa Manzella in Senate District 44. House District 85 will see Republican Michele Binkley against Democrat Laura Jackson. Republican David Bedey is unopposed in House District 86. Democrat Laura Merrill faces Republican Ron Marshall for House District 87 and Republican Sharon Greef is unopposed in House District 88. Republican Dan Huls is unopposed for County Commissioner.

The unofficial final results are below:
RAVALLI COUNTY PRIMARY RESULTS
Unofficial Final Results
DEMOCRATIC PARTY

President
Joseph Biden 4257
Bernie Sanders 661
Elizabeth Warren 390
US Senator
Steve Bullock 5303
Mike Knoles 92
John Mues 101
US Representative
Kathleen Williams 4885
Tom Winter 479
Governor/Lt. Governor
Mike Cooney / Casey Schreiner 2479
Whitney Williams / Buzz Mattelin 2871
Secretary of State
Bryce Bennett 4414
Attorney General
Kimberly Dudik 2252
Raph Graybill 2761
State Auditor
Shane Morigeau 2781
Mike Winsor 1684
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Melissa Romano 4562
PSC District 4
Daniel Carlino 996
Monica Tranel 3724
State Senate District 44
Timothy Gibney 242
Margaret Gorski 2102
State Representative District 85
Laura Jackson 989
State Representative District 87
Laura Merrill 948

REPUBLICAN PARTY
President
Donald Trump 11,156
US Senator
Steve Daines 10,582
John Brian Driscoll 786
Daniel Larson 700
US Representative
Joe Dooling 530
John Evankovich 212
Debra Lamm 737
Mark McGinley 313
Matt Rosendale 6058
Corey Stapleton 4005
Governor/Lt Governor
Tim Fox / Jon Knokey 3150
Greg Gianforte / Kristen Juras 7095
Al “Doc” Olszewski / Ken Bogner 1944
Secretary of State
Bowen Greenwood 809
Christi Jacobsen 3347
Brad Johnson 2370
Kurt Johnson 492
Forrest Mandeville 1273
Scott Sales 2164
Attorney General
Jon Bennion 4126
Austin Knudsen 6510
State Auditor
Troy Downing 5204
Nelly Nicol 1800
Scott “Tux” Tuxbury 3659
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Elsie Arntzen 9317
PSC District 4
Will Deschamps 3116
Champ Edmunds 2776
Jennifer Fielder 4725
State Senate District 44
Nancy Balance 2140
Theresa Manzella 3652
State Representative District 85
Michele Binkley 1353
Kyle Ellsworth 397
Matthew Locati 425
Hollis Poe 952
State Representative District 86
Kenneth Allen 595
David Bedey 1828
State Representative District 87
Jolena Bugli 442
Sashin Hume 738
Ron Marshall 1480
State Representative District 88
James Jim Crews 620
Sharon Greef 1288
Scott Roy McLean 860
Ravalli County Clerk of Court
Paige Allen Trautwein 9876
County Commissioner District 2
Dan Huls 8419
Phil Tummarello 2494

GREEN PARTY
US Senate
Dennis Daneke 9
Wendie Fredrickson 19
US Representative
John Gibney 26
Governor / Lt Governor
Robert Barb / Joshue Thomas 30
Attorney General
Roy Davis 32

NON-PARTISAN
Supreme Court Justice 5
Mike Black 3938
Laurie McKinnon 7453
Mars Scott 3128
Supreme Court Justice 6
Jim Shea 13,324
District Court –Dept 1
Howard Recht 13,409
District Court – Dept 2
Jennifer Lint 13,742

BALLOT ISSUE
Bitterroot Public Library Levy
Yes 5313
No 3641