45% of Mason County voters turn out for general election.

November 5, 2014

LUDINGTON — Forty-five percent of Mason County’s registered voters turned out for the mid-term general election. A total of 10,166 out of 22,574 registered voters cast their ballots in the county’s 25 electoral precincts.

Of those, 2,726 voted straight Republican tickets while 1,857 voted straight Democrat tickets. Mason County cast 5,455 votes for Gov. Rick Snyder vs. 4,330 for Democrat challenger Mark Schauer; 150 voted for Libertarian Mary Buzuma while 47 voted for Mark McFarlin and 47 for Paul Homenuik.

Closer to home, Mason County voters cast their ballots in favor of incumbent Ray Franz, Republican for the state 101st House of Representatives district over Democrat Tom Stobie, 5,352-4,080.

State Sen. Darwin Booher, a Repulican, took Mason County with 5,520 votes over Democrat challenger Glenn Lottie, 4,080.

In the U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District race, Mason County voted 60% in favor of Republican incumbent Bill Huizenga over Democrat Dean Vanderstelt, 4,342-2,670.

In the U.S. House of Representatives 1st District, the northern quarter of Mason County voted for Dan Benishek, Republican incumbent, over Jerry Cannon, Democrat, 1,398-1,251.


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