With all precincts reporting, Byron received 17,300 votes in the Democratic primary, which was more votes than the other three candidates for Register of Wills combined. His 35-point margin of victory was certified by the State Board of Elections on July 9, 2018.
“Thank you to the voters of Howard County for overwhelmingly re-nominating me to be your Register of Wills. I’m truly humbled by the outpouring of support from my family and friends in this campaign. In these trying times, you proved that principled, experienced, proven leadership is what really matters in our local government. I’m looking forward to continuing this campaign, continuing talking with voters about my record of accomplishment, and continuing to work hard for the county I love.”