In the District 27 House race, Incumbent Republican Josh Cockroft, 27, Wanette, easily defeated two opponents to earn the Republican nomination Tuesday.

Cockroft had 1,285 votes, or 69.84 percent, to defeat Lynn Medford and Trey Baker. Medford had 191 votes while Baker tallied 411 votes.

With the win, Cockroft will face Democrat John Karlin, 70, of Tecumseh, in November.