Early election results show Jon Soliz in the lead
According to early election results recently released by the Crook County Clerk's Office, Jon Soliz holds a substantial lead over incumbent Brian Huber in the race for Crook County Assessor. Of the 4,327 votes counted, 2,598 were cast for Soliz (60.04 percent) versus 1,718 for Huber (39.70 percent).
Incumbent Kate Brown has won the most votes statewide for the Democratic nomination for Oregon Governor (80.80 percent), and Knute Buehler has won 47.88 percent of the Republican vote, while Sam Carpenter has received 29.47 percent, and Greg Wooldridge has earned 17.11 percent.
Incumbent Greg Walden has received 77.62 percent of the Republican vote for Second Congressional District. Prineville resident Paul Romero earned 15.97 percent. Jamie McLeod-Skinner, meanwhile, has won the most votes from Democrats (40.52 percent), while Jenni Neahring received 23.68 percent, and Jim Crary received 12.18 percent.
Election results will be updated as more information is provided, and a complete results story will appear in the Friday print edition of the Central Oregonian.