Trump, Biden dominate local ballot
As with statewide results, President Donald Trump on the Republican side and Democrat Joe Biden were easy winners in Gulf County during Tuesday’s Presidential Preference Primary.
Trump, as he has throughout primary season, polled well into the 90 percentile, garnering 96.8 percent of the vote among county Republicans; Bill Weld received just over 1 percent.
Biden took 72 percent of the local Democratic vote while Bernie Sanders was well behind with 14 percent.
Elizabeth Warren and Michael Bloomberg both pulled in about 3 percent of the Democratic votes.
Overall, 2,535 of the county’s more than 9,000 registered voters cast ballots, 28 percent. ---Tim Croft