Macon County Chronicle

Santorum Wins Macon County & State of Tennessee

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum (R) swept the state of Tennessee on Super Tuesday, capturing 204, 978 or 37.3% of the state’s votes in the March 6th Tennessee Republican Primary.

Macon County fell in line with the state majority, with 1,034 votes or 49.89% for the former Pennsylvania Senator.  

Only four of the 95 Tennessee counties - Marion, Davidson, Williamson and Loudon - backed other Republican presidential candidates.


Locally, Macon County had an 18.91% voter turnout and incumbents Rick Shoulders (Macon County Assessor of Property) and Audie Cook (Macon County Road Supervisor) will maintain their positions.

Below, is a breakdown of the 2012 Macon County Presidential Primary election results and the state totals for Tennessee.

Macon County Results for the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary:

Number of Precincts: 11

Public Count: 2,261

Voter Turnout: 18.91%

 

(R) Presidential Candidates

Vote for 1

Votes=2,074

Michele Bachmann                                    7

Newt Gingrich                                                464

Jon Huntsman                                                4

Gary Johnson                                                1

Ron Paul                                                144

Rick Perry                                                12

Charles “Buddy” Roemer                        4

Mitt Romney                                                388

Rick Santorum                                    1,034

Uncommitted                                                14

Write-in                                                2

(D) Presidential Candidates

Vote for 1

Votes=113

Barack Obama                                                95

Uncommitted                                                16

Write-in                                                2

(R) Delegates at Large

Vote for 14

Votes=2,870

NEWT GINGRICH

Willis Ayres                                                252

Martha Ruth Brown                                    310

Stacey Campfield                                    264

Crom Carmichael                                      230

John Gardner                                                295

Matthew Jerry Johnson                        272

C. Mack Patton                                    255

Gail D. Patton                                                270

Tony Shipley                                                229

Mark Winslow                                    217

JON HUNTSMAN

Victor Ashe                                                157

Alexander Oaks Waters                        119

(R) Delegates at Large

Vote for 14

Votes=2,112

RON PAUL                                               

Gary Allen                                                199

Donna K. Appleget                                    134

Joel Crenshaw                                                137

Jason Davis                                                135

Gary Ellis                                                151

Andre Flanary                                                112

Ronald Lanfear                                    114

Jeff Pedigo                                                176

Kyle Gregory Perry                                    103

Daniel Rawls                                                89

Steven Warhurst                                    77

RICK PERRY           

Larry Bates                                                66

Jessica Frizzell                                    67

Tiffany Ramsey Goforth                        53

Elaine “Laney” Heard                                    45

Brian Kelsey                                                55

Shalia Lankford                                    56

Ron Ramsey                                                162

Sindy Ramsey                                                60

Matthew Smith                                    54

Thomas Smith                                                67

(R) Delegates at Large

Vote for 14

Votes=2,493

MITT ROMNEY

Rob Ailey                                                151

Steve Allbrooks                                    149

Randal Boyd                                                145

Josh Brown                                                162

Steve Buttry                                                126

Beth Campbell                                    173

John Crisp                                                135

John Wayne Cropp                                    127

Winfield Dunn                                    187

Ruth B. Hagerty                                    114

Julia Hurley                                                113

Jim Looney                                                98

Wendell Moore                                    131

Justin Pitt                                                96

Mark White                                                83

Susan Richardson Williams                        62

UNCOMMITTED

Sandy Crawford                                    149

Rosine Ghawji                                                89

Robert Tyler Prince                                    116

Juanita Thouin                                                87

 

(R) Delegate 6th District

Vote for 3

Votes=2,226

NEWT GINGRICH

Joe Carr                                                230

Christopher Stephen Hughes                        179

Terri Lynn Weaver                                    696

Susan Witcher                                                325

RON PAUL

Mark Abbotoy                                                147

Sofia Carnicelli Grey                                    108

RICK PERRY           

Justin Wax                                                63

MITT ROMNEY                                   

Debra K. Copass                                    91

Beth Cox                                                103

Randy Stamps                                                89

Chad White                                                79

UNCOMMITTED

Terry Barnes                                                114

WRITE-IN                                                1

WRITE-IN                                                1

WRITE-IN                                                0

(R) Assessor of Property

Vote for 1

Votes=1,685

RICK SHOULDERS                                    1,684

WRITE-IN                                                1

(D) Assessor of Property

Vote for 1

Votes=0

NO CANDIDATE FILED                         0

WRITE-IN                                                0

(R) Road Supervisor

Vote for 1

Votes=1,651

AUDIE COOK                                    1,631

WRITE-IN                                                20

(D) Road Supervisor

Vote for 1

Votes=115

CHARLES “CHOP” PORTER            112

WRITE-IN                                                3

(R) Constable for Districts 9 & 10

Vote for 1

Votes=7

NO CANDIDATE FILED                        0

WRITE-IN                                                7

(D) Constable for Districts 9 & 10

Vote for 1

Votes=2

NO CANDIDATE FILED                        0

WRITE-IN                                                2

Tennessee Results for the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary:

President - Republican

Rick Santorum (21 delegates): 204,978 (37%)

Mitt Romney (8 delegates): 153,889 (28%)

Newt Gingrich (5 delegates): 132,142 (24%)

Ron Paul (0 delegates): 49,782 (9%)

Uncommitted: 2,876 (1%)

President – Democrat

Barack Obama: 80,095 (90%)

Uncommitted: 9,028 (10%)