Seats held by Republicans for districts that include Audrain County in the General Assembly will remain in GOP hands after Tuesday’s election.

Kent Haden will represent the 43rd District in the House, and incumbent State Sen. Jeanie Riddle returns to her seat for her final term in the 10th Senatorial district. The pair defeated Democratic challengers Jamie Blair and Ayanna Shivers, respectively.

The hotly contested U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill and Republican Josh Hawley went for the congressional newcomer in Audrain County. According to unofficial results, Hawley won approximately 65 percent of the vote in Audrain County, with 5,651 votes to McCaskill’s 2,727 votes, or 31 percent. Libertarian Japheth Campbell received 135 votes, or 1.55 percent. Jo Crain, Green Party, had 52 votes or .6 percent and Independent Craig O’Dear had 166 votes or 1.90 percent.

Incumbents in all open county held positions — presiding commissioner, county clerk, circuit clerk, recorder of deeds, county treasurer, prosecuting attorney, collector of revenue, circuit court judge and associate circuit judge — returned to their positions without challengers.

U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler won Audrain County with 70 percent of the vote, or 4,687 votes. Hartzler’s Democratic challenger, Renee Hoagenson garnered 27 percent of the vote, 1,873 votes.

Audrain County Results 16 of 16 precincts reporting   U.S. Senate   Josh Hawley (R) 5,651 64.68%  (i) Claire McCaskill (D) 2,727 31.21% Japheth Campbell (L) 135 1.55%  Jo Crain (G) 52 0.6%  Craig O'Dear (I) 166 1.9%  State Auditor   Saundra McDowell (R) 4,240 49.21% (i) Nicole Galloway (D) 3,675 42.65%  Sean O'Toole (L) 165 1.91% Don Fitz (G) 43 0.5%  Jacob Luetkemeyer (C) 491 5.7%  Fourth District Congress   (i) Vicky Hartzler (R) 4,867 70.4% Renee Hoagenson (D) 1,873 27.09%  Mark Bliss (L) 171 2.47%  10th State Senate District   (i) Jeanie Riddle (R) 5,701 65.87% Ayanna Shivers (D) 2,951 34.1%  43rd House District   Kent Haden (R) 6,160 71.58% Jamie Blair (D) 2,440 28.35%  Amendment 1 (Ethics and Redistricting)
  Yes 4,599 54.45% No 3,848 45.55%  Amendment 2 (Medical marijuana)   Yes 5,067 58.9%  No 3,536 41.1%  Amendment 3 (Medical marijuana)   Yes 2,411 28.26%  No 6,120 71.74%  Amendment 4 (Bingo)   Yes 3,880 47.35%  No 4,314 52.65%  Proposition B (Minimum wage)
  Yes 4,549 52.88% No 4,054 47.12%  Proposition C (Medical marijuana)   Yes 3,199 37.67% No 5,293 62.33% Proposition D (Fuel tax)   Yes 3,815 44.38% No 4,782 55.62%  (i) denotes incumbent; (R)--Republican; (D)--Democratic; (L)--Libertarian; (G)--Green; (C)--Constitution; (I)--Independent