UPDATE (1:27 AM, 3-9-16): Unofficial totals, with 20 of 20 Union County precincts reporting.
Donald Trump has been declared the winner of the state-wide Republican Presidential primary, and will take all 20 delegates. Hillary Clinton has been declared the state-wide winner of the Democratic Presidential Primary and will take 26 delegates to Sanders one delegate. Trent Kelly has been declared winner of the First Congressional District primary with over 89% of the vote.
U.S.Congressman Trent Kelly, in a telephone conversation with NAnewsweb.com late Tuesday evening, said, “I am honored that the voters chose me as the Republican nominee in the First District race. We will continue to work to stay close to the people we serve, to remain accessible and to spend a lot of time in the district.”
Kelly handily won nomination for a full term in the House of Representatives. He received 92% of the Republican votes in Union County and won by a similar landslide throughout the First District.
Kelly defeated 12 other candidates in a non-partisan special election last year. He was elected to serve most of a two-year term to which Congressman Alan Nunnelee was elected in November 2014. Nunnelee died just one month into his third term.
Donald Trump 2102 votes 43.04%
Ted Cruz 2084 votes 42.67%
John Kasich 309 votes 6.33%
Mississippi First Congressional District primary
Trent Kelly 4323 votes 91.92%
Paul Clever 371 votes 7.89%
Hillary Clinton 577 votes 70.11%
Bernie Sanders 218 votes 26.49%
Willie Wilson 12 votes 1.46%
Leaders in Union County with 10 of 20 precincts reported:
Donald Trump 44%
Ted Cruz 41%
Hillary Clinton 68%
Bernie Sanders 27%
First MS Congressional:
Trent Kelly 93%
Paul Clever 7%
The Associated Press has declared Trent Kelly to be the winner of the First Congressional District primary race, with 94% of the vote.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are leading their respective races, statewide.
NAnewsweb.com will update when returns are complete.
For more about the election: We need a Congressman who will accumulate some serious seniority.