Walton County 2012 Election Results
How will Republican-heavy Walton County vote in the 2012 General Election? Follow the election all day on Patch.
Nathan Purvis wins the City of Monroe District 3 Seat
If 2008, 36,147 voters in Walton County cast ballots, or 71 percent of the 50,919 registered voters in the county at that time. If history is anything to go by, Gov. Mitt Romney will get the lions share of the Walton County vote. In 2008, 27,253 votes, 75.54 percent, were cast for the Republican nominee, John McCain and 8,469 or 23.47 percent for President Barack Obama.
That means that in Walton County Romney is a heavy favorite to carry the county vote over President Barack Obama.
Republicans won the majority of the county vote in all precincts except for one. Obama got 53.42 percent of the vote in North Monroe and came a little closer with 46.79 percent in the East Monroe precinct.
Most of the local races in Walton County in the General Election are unopposed with a few notable exceptions. Check back here once the results start coming in.
Walton County General Election Results
|(I) Barack Obama, Dem. (Joe Biden, VP)||8,139||21.66|
|Mitt Romney, Rep. (Paul Ryan VP)||20,018||77.24|
|Gary Johnson, Lib. (James Gray VP)||413||1.10|
|Public Service Commissioner
|(I) Chuck Eaton, Rep
|Stephen Oppenheimer, Dem
|Brad Ploeger, Lib
|Public Service Commissioner||Votes||%|
|(I) Stan Wise, Rep.
|David Staples, Lib
|U.S. House, 10th District||Votes||%|
|(I) Paul Broun, Rep. (unopposed)||30,714||100|
|State Senate 46th District||Votes||%|
|(I) Bill Cowsert, Rep. (unopposed)
|State House 115th District||Votes||%|
|(I) Bruce Williamson, Rep
|District Attorney of Alcovy Circuit
|(I) Layla H. Zon, Rep. (unopposed)||30,352||100|
|Judge of the Probate Court
|(I) Bruce E. Wright, Rep. (unopposed)||31,085||100|
|Clerk of Superior Court
|(I) Kathy K. Trost (unopposed)||30,956||100|
|(I) Joe Chapman, Rep. (unopposed)||30,728||100|
|(I) Derry M. Boyd, Rep (unopposed)||30,728||100|
|(I) Gerald T. Batchelor, Rep.(unopposed)
|Richard J. Jenkins, Rep. (unopposed)
|(I) Mike Burke, Rep. (unopposed)
|County Commission Chairman
|(I) Kevin W. Little (unopposed)||30,674||100|
|County Board of Education District 4
|(I) Coleman Landers, Rep
|State House, 114th District||Votes||%|
|(I) Tom Kirby, Rep. Unopposed
|District 3 City of Monroe
Constitutional Amendment Proposals
1. Allow state or local approval of public charter schools upson request of local communities?
|2. Provide for a reduction in the state's operating costs by allowing the General Assembly to authorize certain state agencies to enter into multiyear rental agreements?||21,744||63.80||12,338||36.20|