Duneland was no
different from the rest of Porter County--or from the rest of the state, for
that matter--when it came to the Trump/Cruz and Clinton/Sanders races.
Donald Trump romped
in every one of Dunelandís 30 precincts, outpolling Cruz by a margin of
better than two to one: Trump garnered 4,029 votes to Cruzís 1,774.
The story was
almost the same on the Democrat side, where Sanders beat Clinton in 27 of 30
In Westchester 6
and 16 Clinton squeaked by Sanders and in Liberty 7 they tied.
Sanders took a
total of 3,428 votes in Duneland to Clintonís 2,205.
Sandersí 61 percent
total in Duneland was slightly better than the 59 percent countywide.
was, not surprisingly, very high: 40 percent. It was fractionally lower than
in 2008, when Clinton outpolled Barak Obama.
In that primary
contest, eight years ago, 41 percent of Porter County voters showed up at
Turnout in Duneland
was just a tad higher than countywide on Tuesday: 42 percent, the same as in
The highest voter
turnout: Westchester 6, with 51 percent.
The lowest: Liberty
2, with 28 percent.
percent of voters drew Republican ballots; 47 percent, Democrat ballots.
In Duneland 54
percent of voters cast Republican ballots; 46 percent, Democrat.