With 96.12 percent of 129 precincts reporting
Blake Hewitt | 16.23 percent
Kevin J. Hardee | 42.01 percent
Bert von Hermann | 23.65 percent
Bill Wiegand | 7.77 percent
Mike Connett | 9.93 percent
What it means | Hardee was in the lead late Tuesday night, with 124 of 129 precincts reporting, which includes if voters’ address is different from precinct voter registration list, registration problems, absentee votes, provisional votes, and paper ballot.
What they said | von Hermann said early Tuesday evening that he is cautiously optimistic about the outcome of the race.