Local citizens gathered at voting sites on Tuesday to cast their votes for the 2017 primary elections.
In the race for U.S. House District 3, Chris Herrod garnered 40.45% of the vote in Carbon County and 40.4% of the Emery County votes. John Curtis followed with 38.64% in Carbon and 38.53% in Emery. Tanner Ainge rounded out the votes with 20.91% in Carbon and 21.06% in Emery.
For the state as a whole, Curtis took the vote with 40.5%, or 26.073 votes. Herrod garnered 20,007 votes, or 31.1% of the votes. Ainge notched 18,232 votes, or 28.3%.
For the primary election for Price City Mayor, Michael Kourianos took the most votes with 37.97 votes, followed by Rick Adams with 20.51%. Rick Davis garnered 14.31% of the votes while current mayor Joe Piccolo had 13.91% of the votes. Boyd Marsing rounded out the results with 13.3% of the votes.
In the race for Price City Council, current council member Terry Willis took the most votes with 29.08%, followed by Amy Knott-Jespersen with 23.54% of the votes. Joe Christman was close behind with 23% of the votes. Jesse Sloan notched 16.98% and Leif Nelson finished with 7.41%.
In the race for East Carbon Mayor, Harry Goslin Jr. took the vote by a dominating 64.84%. Current mayor Doug Parson ended with 25% of the vote while James Smith garnered 10.16%.
For the East Carbon City Council race, six contenders were part of the election. Larry Wood took the top vote with 30.14% followed by Karla Young with 25.05%. Donald McCarty took 16.83% of the vote with Philip Holt close behind at 16.24%. Ella Morris took 6.85% of the votes with Ronald Johnson taking 4.89%.
In the race for Huntington City Council, Gloria Wilson garnered the most votes with 24.57% followed by Kelly Oveson with 22.54%. Clark Ungerman finished with 19.23% while Mark Justice had 15.17%. Laneea Cowley notched 13.46% of the votes and Aleasa Pierce took 5.12%,
For the mayoral positions, the top two candidates will move to the general election in November while four will proceed for council seats.