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Official State Canvass of 2010 Primary Election

DES MOINES (KWWL) -- The official canvass of the 2010 Primary Election is complete.

The results were certified Tuesday by Secretary of State Michael Mauro, Governor Chet Culver, State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald, Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, and State Auditor David Vaudt.

Officials say 302,950 Iowans voted in the Primary Election June 8th.  That's the highest turnout since 2002.  73,218 Democrats voted.  229,732 Republicans voted.

The canvass results, including the winner's list, can be found by visiting

With the completion of the state canvass, Secretary Mauro congratulated Iowa's local election officials for administering a smooth and successful Primary Election.

"I can't say enough to congratulate county auditors, their staff, and the thousands of precinct election officials. They are the individuals who work each and every cycle to ensure the voting process is accessible, safe, and secure," Secretary Mauro said. "As a former county auditor, I know how critical these positions are to running a successful election."

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