Gomez, Golden to face off for Senate; Blum Atkinson, Wallan vie for House

Republican Jessica Gomez and Democrat Jeff Golden are the apparent winners in the Senate District 3 primary Tuesday night and will face off in the November general election.

“I’m excited, I’m overjoyed,” said Gomez, a political newcomer.

According to Jackson County Elections, Gomez had 53.65 percent of the vote with 45.94 percent going to opponent Curt Ankerberg, whose campaign was overtaken by issues about his temperament and tax fraud problems as well as his sharply worded attacks against his rivals.

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Reagan Knopp