Final voting tallies from primaries

Published 9:57 pm Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The final numbers are in from Tuesday’s primary elections.

Counting everything but provisional ballots, Michael Jackson was re-elected district attorney with 15,215 votes (67.6 percent) to challenger Faya “Rose Sanders” Toure’s 7,276 (32.4 percent).

For the open circuit judge position, Perry County District Judge Don McMillan earned 11,529 votes (55.9 percent) to Selma attorney Jana Garner’s 9,099 (44.1 percent).

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Jackson won all five counties that make up to fourth judicial circuit — Dallas, Bibb, Hale, Perry and Wilcox. His margins were 8,916 to 3,035 in Dallas County, 568 to 527 in Bibb County, 1,512 to 1,038 in Hale County, 1,744 to 1,261 in Perry County and 2,475 to 1,415 in Wilcox County.

Garner won her home county of Dallas with 6,233 votes to McMillan’s 4,434. However, he won the other four counties by the following margins: 706 to 376 in Bibb County, 1,473 to 1,117 in Hale County, 2,579 to 374 in Perry County and 2,337 to 999 in Wilcox County.

According to Secretary of State John Merrill, 1.2 million citizens participated in Alabama’s primaries.

“This is without a doubt the largest number our state has ever seen in a presidential primary,” Merrill said.