Watching results

Jackson County residents watch nail-biting national election results at Timber Lanes Tuesday night.

Jackson County results are in! Unofficial county winners include incumbents for county supervisor, county recorder and hospital board, with Beth Gerlach beating Arlene Lyon for the county treasurer post.

10:39 p.m. Despite trailing in Jackson County, Democrat Abby Finkenauer is expected to unseat U.S. Congressman Rod Blum (D-Dubuque).

10:32 p.m. County treasurer Arlene Schauf will retain her seat over challenger Jackie Leitzen, 4847-3256.

10:31 p.m. Incumbents Kevin Burns, Matt Osterhaus and Gloria Jorgensen retained their seats on the hospital board, according to unofficial results.

10:29 p.m. Unofficial vote tallies for District 3 supervisor, with all precincts reporting: Larry McDevitt-3108; Jeff Holtz-2147; Jesse Herrig-2126; Allan Till-954.

10:27 p.m. Vote tallies for District 2 county supervisor. Incumbent Jack Willey, 4802, and challenger Sam Clasen-McLaughlin, 3193.

10:26 p.m. Check out "Full Jackson County results."

10:21 p.m. Jackson County results are in! Unofficial county winners include incumbents for county supervisor, county recorder and hospital board, with Beth Gerlach beating Arlene Lyon for the county treasurer post.

10:20 p.m. In Jackson County, Republicans are beating Democrats at the top of the ticket, in the governor's race and U.S. Congressional battle.

10:17 p.m. What precincts are yet to report? Precincts 3 (LaMotte), 6 (Andrew) and 11 (Sabula). Could they change local results?

10:15 p.m. With 13/16 precincts reporting, Jack Willey has 4317 votes to Sam McLaughlin's 2895.

10:13 p.m. With 13 of 16 precincts reporting, Larry McDevitt has 2878 votes to Jesse Herrig's 1908, Jeff Holtz's 1901 and Allan Till's 833.

10:12 p.m. With 13 of 16 precincts reporting, state legislative incumbents Tod Bowman and Andy McKean are posed to win Jackson County.

10:11 p.m. With a few precincts still out, three incumbent hospital board members look likely to retain their seats.

10:08 p.m. Beth Gerlach and Arlene Schauf look like likely winners of the county treasurer and recorder's seats, respectively.

10:07 p.m. With 13 of 16 precincts reporting, incumbent county supervisors carried handy leads.

10:04 p.m. Larry McDevitt leads his challengers 2155 to 1579 (Jesse Herrig), 1462 (Jeff Holtz) and 596 (Allan Till). Only six precincts reporting, however.

10:03 p.m. Still just six precincts in. Jack Willey has 3322 votes to Sam Clasen-McLaughlin's 2195. Maquoketa precincts, and others, yet to report.

10:01 p.m. With six precincts reporting, incumbent Arlene Schauf is leading Jackie Leitzen in the race for county recorder.

9:59 p.m. With the six precincts below reporting, Matt Osterhaus leads the hospital board votes, followed by Gloria Jorgensen, Kevin Burns and Mark Edwards.

9:56 p.m. Precincts in so far in Jackson County include 1 (Bellevue), 2 (St. Donatus), 4 (Otter Creek/Zwingle), 5 (Monmouth/Baldwin), 9 (Preston/Spragueville) and 10 (Miles).

9:53 p.m. With six Jackson County precincts voting, Rod Blum led Abby Finkenauer in the House of Representatives seat. Early projections suggested that Democratic challenger Finkenauer had an edge district-wide.

9:51 p.m. With six of 16 precincts voting, Beth Gerlach was leading Arlene Lyon for county treasurer.

9:40 p.m. In precincts reporting so far in Jackson County, incumbent supervisors Larry McDevitt and Jack Willey had a handy lead on challengers. Twelve of the precincts have yet to report.

In State Senate District 25, incumbent Tod Bowman (D-Maquoketa) is facing a stiff challenge from Carrie Koelker (R-Dyersville). On the state House side, in District 58, incumbent Andy McKean (R-Monticello) is facing Democrat Joe Oclon (Maquoketa). Each has taken a Jackson County lead in precincts reporting thus far.

Nationally, early predictions suggested that the Democrats might take control of the House, with Republicans holding and possibly increasing their majority in the Senate.

Statewide, election results are available here. As of 9:23 p.m., only a small percentage of precincts were reporting.