Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 13, 2014

Voters cast ballots in 27th District GOP primary

BLUEFIELD — Mercer County voters cast their ballots Tuesday for three candidates running unopposed for the House of Delegates District 27 Republican primary.

The candidates seeking the District 27 nomination included incumbent Republicans Joe C. Ellington Jr. of Princeton, Marty Gearheart of Bluefield, and John H. Shott of Bluefield.

With 41 of Mercer County’s 41 District 27 precincts counted, the unofficial results showed Ellington with 903 votes; Gearheart with 895 votes; and Shott with 949 votes.

Results from one precinct in Raleigh County were still pending.

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