Out of 17,139 voters, 5,730 voted.
In the Democratic primaries, there were 3,783 votes cast for President. President Barack Obama received 2,688 votes while 1,095 selected No Preference. Congressman Larry Kissell received 3,639 votes in his primary against Marcus W. Williams, who won 496 votes.
Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton earned the most votes for Governor with 2,619 votes. Bob Etheridge finished second with 891 votes and none of the four other challengers won more than 133 votes.
In the race for Lt. Governor, Eric Mansfield earned 2,306 votes to Linda Coleman's 1,416. In the campaign for Commissioner of Agriculture, Scott Bryant received 2,220 votes to Walter Smith's 1,399.
Ty Richardson won the most votes for Commissioner of Labor with 1,854. He beat Marlowe Foster's 507 votes and John Brooks' 1,238.
Janet Cowell bested her opponent Ron Elmer for Treasurer 2,864 votes to his 847. Gene McLaurin received the most votes for North Carolina Senate with 2,628 to Daniel Wilson's 1,404.
Dale Nelson earned more votes for the North Carolina House of Representatives with 2,375 to Tony Benton's 1,336.
In the race for Board of Education District 3, Beulah Pratt received 305 votes versus Elizabeth Short with 99 and Lorenzo Steele with 203. In the Board of Education District 6 campaign, Frank Liles earned 225 votes to Michael Livingston's 168.
On the Republican side, Mitt Romney carried the Presidential primary with 710 votes. Newt Gingrich won 109 votes, Ron Paul earned 147 votes, Rick Santorum received 181 votes while 73 voters selected No Preference.
In the Republican congressional primary, Richard Hudson earned 336 votes. Scott Keadle won 300 votes, Vernon Robinson received 238 votes, Fred Steen earned 73 votes and John Whitley won 137 votes.
Pat McCrory trounced the competition for Governor with 1,054 votes, more than 90 percent of Republican ballots cast. He faced five challengers.
Dan Forest received 414 votes for Lt. Governor. Dale Folwell earned 207 votes, Tony Gurley received 146 votes, Grey Mills won 149 votes and Arthur Jason Rich received 38 votes.
Fern Shubert earned 368 votes for Auditor. Debra Goldman won 234, Greg Dority received 164, Rudy Wright received 132 and Joseph Hank DeBragga received 51 votes.
Steve Troxler won 670 votes for Commissioner of Agriculture while Bill McManus received 331. Richard Morgan won 391 votes for Commissioner of Insurance against Mike Causey's 316 and James McCall's 237.
Ed Goodwin won 389 votes for Secretary of State while Kenn Gardner won 269, A.J. Daoud received 135 votes and Michael Beitler received 147 votes.
Richard Alexander received 275 votes for Superintendent of Public Instruction. Mark Crawford earned 232 votes, David Scholl received 172 votes, Ray Martin won 145 votes and John Tedesco received 94 votes.
Steve Royal received 592 votes for Treasurer against Frank Roche who earned 397. In the North Carolina Senate race, Gene McIntyre won 802 votes to Jack Benoy's 147.
In the race for North Carolina House of Representatives, Richard Johnson won 686 votes, Mark Brody received 361 votes and John Barker received 62 votes.
In the race for the Libertarian Party's nomination for President, Gary Johnson and No Preference each received one vote.
Anson County voted for Amendment One by a count of 3,925 votes to 1,716 votes.