It recommended organizers of elections push early voting to prevent long lines and issues on Election Day.
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has won a contentious Republican primary for U.S. Senate in West Virginia, beating convicted ex-coal executive Don Blankenship.
Kappler said if incumbents manage to beat their opponents but only by slim margins, it could portend a lot for November's general election.
Races for seats on county boards of commissioners, school boards and sheriffs dominate the ballot.
Just one school board seat, District 3, had a primary, along with only one countywide race, that of Clerk of Superior Court.
In the County Commission races, Republican primary victor Thomas Doty will face Democrat Christy Miller Cowan in District 3 and incumbent Tim Goins will face Democratic challenger Nicholas Cole Knight in District 6.
Poll workers are still needed, Barger noted. Ad season starts sooner, and they track who's cast their ballots.
All 80 seats in the California State Assembly, 20 of the 40 seats in the California State Senate, all 53 seats of California's seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, and California's Class 1 seat in the U.S. Senate, now held by Dianne Feinstein (D), are up for election this year.
"Modernizing the way people vote is not only about keeping up with technology trends, but more also about saving taxpayer dollars in any way we can, while still maintaining voter and voting equipment integrity - but my staff and I are proactive about embracing these changes and striving to make the voter experience as pleasant and smooth as possible during this transition", said Barger in the release.
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Where do I go to vote? . Only 6,816 of the county's 38,311 registered voters participated in this election.
Unaffiliated voters can choose to vote today in one party primary, but not both.
Adams was a little less optimistic and predicted an 18 percent turnout of Lorain County's 209,160 registered voters.
About 68 percent of Carteret County residents who voted did so Tuesday, rather than during the early voting period.
Early voting in Boone County takes place at the Election Center at he corner of Cherry Street and Central Avenue in Harrison.
In Wake County, the Democratic primaries for five commissioner seats have been extraordinarily rancorous, with some deep-pocketed donors trying to unseat commissioners they supported in the last election.
Having never served in public office before, I had a learning curve and I admit I made some mistakes along the way that an older, more experienced politician may not have made, but I always tried to do what I felt was right at the time.
"I think overall the election was run extremely well by our poll workers", Ms. Holland said.
The county board also has a number of absentee and provisional ballots that require review and approval before closing out this election.