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Okeson wins District 3 Becker County Board race

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

In the battle of incumbents, John Okeson has defeated Gerry Schram, 51 percent to 49 percent, for the District 3 Becker County Board seat.

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With five of five precincts reporting, Okeson received 1,739 votes to Schram's 1,661 votes.

Okeson has been on the county board for two years. Schram has been a commissioner for four years.

The two commissioners ended up in the same district after the redistricting process that follows the 10-year census.

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