The results of the primary are in but will remain unofficial until canvassed by commissioners.
There were three local contested races in Palo Pinto County and the heated state representative race. In that one, incumbent Jim Keffer won with just over 56 percent of the district vote.
In the county judge contest, incumbent David C. Nicklas received 2,155 votes and challenger Earnest Pechacek got 763.
In the district clerk race, incumbent Janie Glover garnered 2,337 votes to challenger Stacie Frye’s 577.
Three vied for the county clerk’s office. Incumbent Janette Green received 1,446 votes, 50.83 percent; Debbie Murray, 740, 26.01 percent; and Jessica Wright, 659, 23.16 percent.
With over 50 percent of the vote, Green will not be facing a run-off.
On the Democrat side, Theresa Crosier received 262 votes for the county chair, the write-in received 64.
In the contested District 60 state representative race, incumbent Jim Keffer received 1,872 votes while challenger Cullen Crisp received 1,084.
County voters in the Republican primary also cast ballots for:
• U.S. Senator: John Cornyn, 1,903, 64.59 percent.
• U. S. Representative District 11: Mike Conaway, Incumbent, 1,741, 66.02 percent.
• Governor: Greg Abbott, 2,721, 91.27 percent.
• Lt. Governor: David Dewhurst, Incumbent, 913, 30.70 percent and Dan Patrick, 965, 32.45 percent.
• Attorney General: Dan Branch, 1,160, 40.90 percent; Ken Paxton, 1,273, 44.88 percent.
• Comptroller of Public Accounts: Glenn Hegar, 1,478, 54.31 percent.
• Commissioner of the General Land Office: George P. Bush, 2,125, 73.40 percent.
• Commissioner of Agriculture: Sid Miller, 823, 30.41 percent; Eric Opiela, 713, 26.34 percent.
• Railroad Commissioner: Wayne Christian, 932, 35.77 percent; Ryan Sitton, 1,046, 40.15 percent
• Justice, 11th Court of Appeals District, Place 3, Unexpired Term: John Bailey, Incumbent, 1,713, 70.75 percent.
The county turn-out reported in the Republican primary was 18.24 percent.
On the Democrat side, county voters selected:
• U.S. Senator: David M. Alameel, 179 votes, 55.24 percent.
• Governor: Wendy R. Davis, 308, 87 percent.
• Commissioner of Agriculture: Richard “Kinky” Friedman, 130, 40 percent; Jim Hogan, 135, 41.53 percent.
• Railroad Commissioner: Steve Brown, 180, 57.69 percent.
The county turn-out reported in the Democrat primary was 2.07 percent.