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Angie Wieck, Published November 07 2012

City, county races in Clay County report complete results

MOORHEAD – With 57 of 57 precincts reporting in complete but unofficial results, several city and county races in Clay County appear decided.

In the race for two open seats on the Hawley City Council, Stacy Riedberger won re-election with 32 percent, or 491 votes. Challenger Benjamin Gunkelman received 35 percent, or 534 votes, to oust incumbent C.J. Holl, who received 32 percent, or 483 votes.

In the race for Glyndon City Council, voters re-elected incumbent Chris Jensen with 37 percent of the vote. Also elected was Joe Olson with 34 percent over fellow challenger Kimberly S. Savageau’s 28 percent. Jensen received 304 votes, Olson 274 and Savageau 232.

Voters elected Randy Zimmerman the new mayor of Ulen. He received 73 percent, or 191 votes, over 27 percent, or 69 votes, for Nicholas Theis.

Joel Hildebrandt won the office of District 5 soil and water supervisor with 59 percent of the vote over Jerry Janssen, who received 40 percent. Hildebrandt received 12,316 votes and Janssen 8,299.