Trump, GOP sweep races in Clark County

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Republicans gain control of Clark County commission

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Donald Trump’s win in Clark County was part of a Republican domination of contested races in the county, according to final, unofficial results.

Democratic incumbents and challengers lost in every contested Clark County race.

Democrat Gene Kelly was upset by Republican challenger Deb Burchett for Clark County sheriff.

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Sitting Democratic Clark County Commissioner David Herier lost to Lowell McGlothin, the Republican challenger.

Democrat incumbent Ron Vincent, the longtime county clerk of courts, fell to Republican challenger Melissa Tuttle.

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In an open seat for county commission, Melanie Flax Wilt, a Republican, beat Democrat and former commissioner Roger Tackett.

Republican incumbent Nancy Pence easily won another term as county recorder, beating Democratic challenger Janet Oberlin.