Primary election results UPDATED

By MaryHelen Swanson

The Primary Election was held Tuesday, Aug. 14 and voters in Chisago County came out to select final candidates for the Nov. 6 General Election. Thirteen percent of the 30,935 registered voters turned out for the election. Most of the voting action centered around County Commissioner Districts 1 and 5 where seven candidates were on the ballot. Here are the results.

Results from District 1 were Lora Walker 385, Darrel Trulson 416 and Lyle Johnson 164.

Results from District 5 were Mike Robinson 656, Rick Smisson 180, Tim O’Keefe 82, and Johnathan Glassel 116.

Moving on to the General Election are:

District 1 – Darrel Trulson and Lora Walker

District 5 – Mike Robinson and Rick Smisson

Dist. 1 results by precinct:

Center City – Walker 38, Johnson 2, Trulson 43

Chisago Lake Twp N – Walker 113, Johnson 24, Trulson 99

Lent Twp – Walker 137, Johnson 78, Trulson 86

City of North Branch Pct C – Walker 97, Johnson 60, Trulson 188

Dist. 5 results by precinct:

Rushseba – O’Keefe 5, Glassel 9, Smisson 18, Robinson 75

City of Rush City – O’Keefe 15, Glassel 21, Smisson 7, Robinson 177

City of North Branch Pct A – O’Keefe 23, Glassel 21, Smisson 30, Robinson 59

Nessel Twp – O’Keefe 19, Glassel 24, Smisson 42, Robinson 124

City of Harris – O’Keefe 4, Glassel 12, Smisson 24, Robinson 106

Fish Lake Twp – O’Keefe 16, Glassel 29, Smisson 59, Robinson 115

North Branch Mayoral race

Kirsten Hagen Kennedy 226

Ron Lindquist 357

Robert Winter (pulled out of race before primary) 55

In other races in Chisago County voters chose Kurt Bills for US Senator (Rep) 717, over David Carlson 408, and Bob Carney Jr 182.

Congressman Chip Cravaack garnered 100 percent of the Republican votes for US Representative Dist. 8 at 1,428.

On the Democrats side in Dist. 8, Rick Nolan received 994 votes to Tarryl Clark’s 962, with Jeff Anderson coming in third at 299.

Senator Amy Klobuchar came away with 2,053 votes.

For Chief Justice Supreme Court, Chisago County voted this way: Lorie Skjerven Gildea 1,458, Jill Clark 690, Dan Griffith 1,059.

The vote for Associate Justice 4 – Supreme Court was as follows: Alan Nelson 687, Tim Tingelstad 1,024, and David R. Stras 1,416.

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