Valley City, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Madaline Luke and Former Mayor Mary Lee Nielson were elected to the Valley City commission in the Tuesday election the unofficial results showed Luke as the top voter getter with 1,077 or 29 percent and Nielson with 1,012 or 27 percent of the vote. Bob Drake came in third place with 860 votes, followed by former city commissioner Ken Evenson with 484 votes and Arthur Frieze with 199 votes.
In the Valley City Public School board race challenger Richard (Rick) Ross received 1,398 votes beating out incumbent Sharon Buhr who had 987 votes in the Tuesday election.
Southeast Judicial District Number 8 Primary in Barnes County Brad Cruff received 2,461 compared to incumbent Richard Grosz 551. In the whole district Brad Cruff received 9,657 votes compared to Richard Grosz who had 6,343.
Barnes County voters support Republican Rick Berg to run in November against Democrat Heidi Hietkamp in the U-S Senate race. Berg received 1,101 votes compared to Duane Sand 604 votes in the Tuesday primary GOP runoff. Statewide Berg received 60,188 votes compared to Sand with 30,415.
In the GOP U-S House primary Barnes County voters favored Brian Kalk received 884 votes compared to Kevin Cramer had 805. But statewide, Kevin Cramer had 45,969 votes to edge out GOP endorsed candidate Brian Kalk who had 38,871 votes in the primary.
In the Superintendent of Public Instruction race in Barnes County Max Laird had 731 votes, Tracy Potter 645 and Kirsten Baesler had 563. But statewide Baesler was the top vote getter with 34,887 followed by Potter 30,154 and Laird with 28,240 votes.
In Barnes County Measure one received 1,800 yes votes and 1,290 not votes. Statewide yes 79,077 and no 59,055.
Measure two in Barnes County received 1,053 yes votes and 2,293 no votes. Statewide Measure two received 32,336 yes compared to 107,809 not votes.
Measure three in Barnes County got 1,046 yes votes and 2,243 no votes. Statewide 48,299 yes votes and 88,529 no votes.
Measure four in Barnes County had 2,175 yes votes to allow UND to retire the nickname and logo while 1,096 people voted no. Statewide 92,843 yes votes compared to 44,728 votes.
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