Russell County 2022 Primary Election Results

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Voters in Russell County and across the state of Kansas went to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2022 Primary Election.

The voter turnout in Russell County was 51 percent.

The results of Tuesday's Primary are unofficial pending canvass on Monday, August 15 at 10 AM at the Russell County Courthouse.

There were three locally contested races of note in Russell County.

Incumbent Republican Russell County Commissioner Steve Reinhardt defeated Republican Dean Haselhorst 430 votes to 289 for Russell County Commissioner District 1. There is no Democrat running for the position, so Reinhardt will be unopposed in the November General Election.

Republican Crystal Leigh Miner defeated Republican Aaron Steinert 1,042 votes to 745 for District Magistrate Judge District 20 Position 3. Miner will face incumbent Democrat Andrea Cross in the November General Election.

And incumbent Republican State Representative Troy L. Waymaster defeated Republican Noah Erichsen 1,587 votes to 233 for State Representative District 109. Those are just the Russell County totals. District 109 includes Ellsworth, Lincoln, Osborne, Russell and Smith Counties. With the win, Waymaster will face Libertarian Peter Solie in the General Election. There is no Democrat in the race.

Also, the Value Them Both Constitutional Amendment vote total for Russell County was 1,245 yes votes and 1,033 no votes. However, the no votes won statewide.

For the full statewide results, CLICK HERE.