Elections

Here are the Durham primary election results as they come in

Signs outside the Durham Board of Elections office before the Durham municipal primary.
Signs outside the Durham Board of Elections office before the Durham municipal primary. ctoth@heraldsun.com

Here are the unofficial election results for the Durham mayor and ward races in the Oct. 10, 2017, municipal primary.

This article was updated at 11:15 p.m. with 59 precincts reporting out of 59 precincts.

Durham Mayor Unofficial Election Results

Here's what the mayor candidates have to say about the race so far.

  • Steve Schewel: 12,934 votes or 51.21 percent
  • Farad Ali: 7,359 votes or 29.13 percent
  • Pierce Freelon: 4,007 votes or 15.86 percent
  • Sylvester Williams: 333 votes or 1.32 percent
  • Shea Ramirez: 285 votes or 1.13 percent
  • Tracy Drinker: 246 votes or 0.97 percent

*Michael Johnson appeared on the ballot but said in July he was dropping out of the race. He’s received 95 votes

Durham Ward 1 Unofficial Election Results

Here's what the Ward 1 candidates have to say about the race so far.

  • DeDreana Freeman: 11,764 votes or 48.09 percent
  • Cora Cole-McFadden: 10,473 votes or 42.81 percent
  • Brian Callaway: 1,431 votes or 5.85 percent
  • John Tarantino: 794 votes or 3.25 percent

Durham Ward 2 Unofficial Election Results

Here's what the Ward 2 candidates have to say about the race so far.

  • Mark-Anthony Middleton: 9,874 votes or 41.93 percent
  • John Rooks Jr.: 7,377 votes or 31.33 percent
  • DeAnna Hall: 2,789 votes or 11.84 percent
  • LeVon Barnes: 2,408 votes or 10.23 percent
  • Robert Fluet: 611 votes or 2.59 percent
  • Dolly Reaves: 488 votes or 2.07 percent

Durham Ward 3 Unofficial Election Results

Here's what the Ward 3 candidates have to say about the race so far.

  • Vernetta Alston: 12,335 votes or 50.55 percent
  • Shelia Ann Huggins: 6,477 votes or 26.55 percent
  • Don Moffitt: 5,223 votes or 21.41 percent
  • Lenny Kovalick: 365 votes or 1.50 percent
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