Early unofficial returns from the District 7 Washtenaw County board of commissioners race for the Democratic nomination – between Andy LaBarre and Christina Montague – show LaBarre with a total of 1,399 (64.2%) votes, compared to 779 (35.8%) for Montague – which reflects a total of 12 out of 18 precincts informally reported.
Of the nine districts on the newly redistricted county board, this is the only race that’s contested in the primary. The winner of the District 7 Democratic primary will face Republican David Parker in November. Parker is unopposed in the primary.
This brief will be updated as additional precinct totals are known. Check the Washtenaw County clerk’s election results website for definitive, but still unofficial results.
Update at midnight: With all but one precinct counted, results now show LaBarre with a total of 2,198 (65.4%) votes, compared to 1,158 (34.4%) for Montague.