Polls closed at 7 p.m. Tuesday for the 2020 Primary Election in Indian River County. Votes were tallied at the 35 precincts across the county.
The early votes were completely reported by 8 p.m. Tuesday, while the election day votes were counted by 9 p.m., according to the Supervisor of Elections Office in Indian River County. Votes by mail were completely counted by 10 p.m.
There were 120,443 registered voters in Indian River County. Out of that number, 40,395 cast ballots and the voter turnout was 33.54 percent, officials said.
Here are the unofficial results:
Indian River County Sheriff
Eric Flowers Vote Count: 14,570 Percent: 62.19%
Chuck Kirby Vote Count: 1,487 Percent: 6.35%
Rich Rosell Vote Count: 1,645 Percent: 7.02%
Keith Touchberry Vote Count: 5,727 Percent: 24.44%
Brenda Bradley Vote Count: 12,684 Percent: 32.13%
Carole Jean Jordan Vote Count: 26,790 Percent: 67.87%
Board of County Commissioners District 3
Joseph Earman Vote Count: 23,183 Percent: 60.15%
Tim Zorc Vote Count: 15,357 Percent: 39.85%
Board of County Commissioners District 5
Bob Auwaerter Vote Count: 11,576 Percent: 30.63%
Stephen Boyle Vote Count: 9,073 Percent: 24.01%
Laura Moss Vote Count: 17,140 Percent: 45.36%
School Board Member District 3
Peggy Jones Vote Count: 23,054 Percent: 60.37%
Laura Zorc Vote Count: 15,132 Percent: 39.63%
School Board Member District 5
Brian Barefoot Vote Count: 24,029 Percent: 64.66%
Alla Kramer Vote Count: 13,132 Percent: 35.34%
Social distancing and cleaning measures are in effect at Indian River County polling sites for the 2020 Primary Election.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. There are 35 different voting sites, or precincts, in Indian River County.
Polls are open today from 7 A.M. – 7 P.M. come on out and cast your vote! We are following CDC guidelines on COVID-19 at all of our polling locations. Doing our part to secure the vote and voters in 2020! pic.twitter.com/56pGlJSdHp
— Vote Indian River (@VoteIndianRiver) August 18, 2020
Voters can find their assigned precinct site by visiting the Supervisor of Elections website. There was a nearly 30 percent voter turnout as of 3 p.m., with more than 35,800 ballots counted.
Officials said 5,566 residents casted their votes by 3 p.m. on Tuesday, election day. Authorities said 5,974 citizens participated in early voting, from Aug. 8 through Aug. 15, and 23,962 voted by mail.
There were 17 provisional ballots so far, elections workers said. A provisional ballot is used to record a vote when there are questions about a voter’s eligibility that must be resolved before the vote can count.
There are 121,149 registered voters in Indian River County, according to the Supervisor of Elections website. This includes 33,408 Democrats, 56,603 Republicans, 29,255 under “No Party Affiliation” and 1,883 listed as “other.”