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Local Primary Election Results

Only a few contested races highlighted local elections in DeWitt County.


In the primary election for the Republican ticket in County Board District C, incumbent Megan Myers, Tom Farris, and Kristina Deerwester edged Steve Oswald.


In District D, incumbents Dan Matthews, Brian Riddle, and Melonie Tilley were unchallenged. 


In District A, incumbents Buck Carter and Jamie Prestegaard along with Joe White were unchallenged.


In District B, Terry Ferguson was the lone incumbent to be unchallenged. John Werts and Patrick Ryan joined Ferguson to advance to the general election in November. 


There was one other contested race for DeWitt County Treasurer. Sara Jade Russell defeated Codilee Snow. The race was to replace retiring Treasurer Gloria Wills.


Uncontested races in DeWitt County included Sheriff Mike Walker seeking re-election and Kari Harris for DeWitt County Clerk replacing retiring Clerk Dana Smith.


Results are unofficial but election night turnout is roughly 25 percent. 

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