Results of machine absentee voting in Christian County favor Republicans in four major races. Results of paper absentee ballots have not yet been counted.  Election officials were double checking the results of 780 paper ballots.

The results in the presidential race: Republican John McCain: 554; Democrat Barack Obama, 289; in the U.S. Senate race, Republican Mitch McConnell 529 to Democrat Bruce Lunsford’s 291.

In the race for U.S. representative, Republican Ed Whitfield 571, Democrat Heather Ryan, 261.

In the race for state senate, Republican Tom Jones, 435, Incumbent Democrat Joey Pendleton, 397.

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