Candidates in tight race for District 1 seat on Becker County Board
Results are not yet in for all of the district’s 19 precincts.
DETROIT LAKES — In a tight Becker County Commissioner District 1 race, Craig Hall currently leads with 343 votes, Erica Jepson has 279 votes and Tim Clements has 262 votes, with 39 of the county’s 47 precincts reporting.
The top two vote-getters in each race advance to the General Election on Nov. 8.
Hall did especially well in his home township of Height of Land, where he got 96 votes, Jepson got 44 votes and Clements got 37 votes.
Jepson did especially well in Sugar Bush Township, where she got 62 votes, Hall got 29 votes and Clements received seven votes.
Clements, who is from Osage, did well in Green Valley Township, where he got 29 votes, Hall got 25 votes and Jepson received nine votes.
Commissioner Larry Knutson, who has represented the district for years, did not file for reelection this year.