Gov. Dick Bryan crushed three Democratic rivals for the right to challenge Sen. Chic Hecht in November as the Republican senator easily won his party's primary.

Vietnam war hero James "Bo" Gritz, who has made forays into Southeast Asia in search of POWs, lost his bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives to Republican Party activist Lucille Lusk.With all precincts reporting in Tuesday's Democratic primary, Bryan, 51, garnered 61,987 votes or 80 percent. "None," an option listed on the ballot, came in second with 6,991 votes or 9 percent.