Local tallies to be OK’d this week
The unofficial summary report for the November 3, 2020 Pike County General Election has been made available from the Pike County Probate Office. However, Pike County General Election will be canvassed and declared official on Tuesday.
According to the summary report, with 34 or 35 precincts counted the number of registered voters totaled 23,608 with 13,850 votes cast for a total voter turnout at 58.67 percent.
Straight party voting for the Alabama Democratic Party was 4,124 at 45.63 percent and 4,914 for the Alabama Republican Party at 54.37 percent.
For President and Vice President of the United States Joseph R. Biden (Dem) received 5,613 votes at 40.69 percent. Donald J. Trump tallied 8,020 votes ate 58.13 percent.
For U.S. Senator, Democrat Doug Jones received 5,996 votes at 43.56 percent to Republican Tommy Tuberville’s 7,756 votes at 56.34 percent.
U.S. Representative, 2nd Congressional District saw Barry Moore, Republican with 8.162 votes or 59.94 percent to Phyllis Harvey Hall’s 5,445 or 39.99 percent.
In voter turnout in Pike County, 13,850 of 23,608 registered voters cast votes in the 2020 General Election at 58.67 percent.
Ebenezer Voting Center #2 led the way with 127 or 163 voters voting at 77.91 percent. Close behind at 71.38 percent was the Enon Co. Building.
Other voting sites totals for registered voters and ballot cast were: Troy Public Library2505/ 1026; Meeksville VFD, 796/402; China Grove 295/198; Hamilton Cross Roads, 315/204; Dunn’s Voting Ctr #1 38/23; Collegedale Church of Christ 3102/1450; Saco VFD, 40/24; Ebenezer Voting Ctr,110/72; Josie Co Building,294/199; Sweet Pilgrim Church, 223/123; Banks Voting Center #1, 164/99; Troy Rec Center 3152/1882; Brundidge Station, 714/357;
Tennille Methodist Church, 127/86; Tarentum Community Club, 567/354; Springhill VFD 509/292; Little Oak Scott Farms Building, 422/269; Galloway Road Community Center 1362/605; Springhill Housing 376/197; Pike County Courthouse, 2156/938; First Baptist Church,2140/1256; Henderson Voting Center #1 132/85; Goshen Town Hall 567/381; Rural Home Co Building676/420; Antioch Church of Christ491/291; Oak Bowery Church of Christ, 209/144; Dunn’s Voting Center #2 240/149; Banks Voting Center #2, 561/343; Golden Satellite Building, 626/328; Henderson Voting Center, 202/126; Saco Voting Center #2 41/27; Absentee 1156; Provisional, 0.
The Pike County Commission District 4 seat was the only contested race in the county. Incumbent Chad Copeland, Republican, was challenged by newcomer to county politics Michael Goodson, Democrat. With 13 of 14 precincts counted Copeland received 1,527 votes to Goodson’s 1,185. In the unchallenged Pike County Commission districts with one precinct not counted in each district, Homer Wright, tallied 1,391 votes with 23 write-ins; Robin Sullivan, District 2, 1,195 votes with 36 write-ins; Jimmy Barron, District 3, 2036 votes with 41 write-ins; Charlie Harris, District 5, tallied 1575 votes with 27 write-ins; Russell Johnson District 6, 2,133 with 30 write-ins.
Pike County Revenue Commissioner, Curtis Blair received 8,104 votes with 238 write-ins.
In uncontested seats on the Pike County Board of Education, Earnest Green, District 1, received 1,397 votes and 13 write-ins. Greg Price, District 2, tallied 1,177 with 37 write-ins.
In the race for president of the Public Service Commission Pike County gave the nod to Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh, Rep. with 7,876 votes to 5,542 for Laura Casey, Dem.
The county voted in favor of Lesa Keith, Rep. for State Board of Education, District No. 5. 7,753 to Tonya Smith Chestnut, Dem. 5,550.
Pike County voters voted in favor of Statewide Amendments 3, 4, 5 and 6.
In uncontested races, Pike County voted yea in all races.
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