Incumbents victorious inlocal primary election

Thursday, May 16, 2024

McCOOK Neb. - Residents of Red Willow County exercised their civic duty by casting their votes at the Primary Election Tuesday with a turn out of 1,645.

One of the focal points of the election was the race for the Red Willow County District 2 Commissioner position. With no Democratic candidate in the running, the primary vote on the Republican side determined the outcome.

Incumbent candidate Randy Dean emerged victorious with a commanding lead, securing 202 of the total votes cast in his district. Trailing behind were John O’Dea with 134 votes and Shane Messersmith with 83 votes.

In the City Council race, incumbent candidates Jerry Calvin and Darcy Rambali emerged as top contenders, garnering substantial support from the electorate. With 581 votes, Jerry Calvin secured a strong position for the upcoming November general election.

Close behind was Darcy Rambali, who garnered 515 votes, ensuring his spot in the next phase of the election process. Joining the incumbent candidates in the November general election will be Josiah Hegwood, who captured 315 votes, and Jackson Dellevoet, who received 285 votes. Kiel Cary fell short of advancing to the next stage, receiving 122 votes.

The primary election results reflect the engagement and participation of the Red Willow County residents in shaping the local governance landscape.

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