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KS Primary Election results
08/07/2018

(MSC News)--Voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide the Republican and Democratic nominees for local, state and federal offices.

In local Kansas elections, voters in Riverside USD 114 voted on a capital outlay levy. Defeated was a levy of up to 4.775 mills for five years for capital outlay improvements which fell by a narrow margin, 349 to 310.

Locally, there were several contested races in the Republican primary for 1st District County Commissioner.

In Brown County, Richard Lehmkuhl defeated longtime Commissioner Steve Roberts by a 40-vote margin, 350 to 310. Lehmkuhl will face no opposition in November

In Jackson County, former Commissioner Ed Kathrens defeated incumbent 1st District Commissioner Rob Ladner. Kathrens received 58 percent of the vote. Kathrens will face no opposition in November.

In Jefferson County, incumbent Commissioner Lynn Luck won the Republican primary with 70 percent of the vote over challenger Jerry White. Luck will face no opposition in November.

In Nemaha County, incumbent Commissioner Gary Scoby won the Republican primary with 81 percent of the vote over challenger Lester Niehues. Scoby will face no opposition in November.

In Marshall County, Barb Kickhaefer won a five-way race in the Republican primary for 1st District Commissioner. She will face Democrat Steve Boyda in November. Incumbent Commissioner Bob Connell did not seek re-election

In the race for 22nd Judicial District Magistrate Judge in Nemaha County, Scott Anson defeated incumbent Elizabeth Deiter in the Republican primary. Anson received about 54 percent of the vote. The race is a repeat of the 2014 primary contest, narrowly claimed by Deiter by 13 votes.

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Riverside USD 114 special question:--final

Capital outlay levy of up to 4.775 mills for 5 years

Yes--310                   no-349 *

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Local races

1st District Brown County Commissioner—Republican primary

5 out 5  precincts 

Steve Roberts ( incumbent) --310

Richard Lehmkuhl--350 *Winner

( Winner will face no opposition in November)

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1st District Jackson County Commissioner---Republican primary

9 of 9 precincts

Rob Ladner ( incumbent)--309
Ed Kathrens--432 * Winner

( Winner will face no opposition in November)

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1st District Jefferson County Commissioner---Republican primary

5 of 5 precincts

Lynn Luck ( incumbent )--574 * Winner
Jerry White--246

( winner will face no opposition in November )

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1st District Nemaha County Commissioner---Republican primary

6 of 6 precincts

Gary Scoby ( incumbent)--537 * Winner

Lester Niehues--124

( winner will face no opposition in November)

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1st District Marshall County Commissioner—Republican primary

6 of 6 precincts

Shane Hartner-127
Barb Kickhaefer--210 *Winner

Marty Nordus--60
Bill Phillipi--86
Dave Zutterman-81

( Winner will face Democrat Steve Boyda in November )
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22nd Judicial District Magistrate Judge---Nemaha County—Republican primary

30 of 30 precincts

Elizabeth Deiter ( incumbent)--776
Scott Anson--900 * Winner

 

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