State Canvassing Board verifies 2022 Primary Election

John B. Crane
Devils Lake Journal

DEVILS LAKE –The state canvassing board met on June 27 for the purpose of canvassing and ascertaining 2022 Primary Election results. Results can be viewed on Ramsey County’s official website. As of June 27, here are the voting results:

Primary Elections were held at the Ramsey County Memorial Building in Devils Lake on June 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT.

Commission President, Devils Lake, Nonpartisan:

-       Jim Moe, Nonpartisan: 842 (55.36%)

-       Joe Mertens, Nonpartisan: 387 (25.44%)

-       Shane Hamre, Nonpartisan: 285 (18.74%)

-       Write-in: 7 (0.46%)

Commissioner, Devils Lake, Nonpartisan:

-       Rob Hach, Nonpartisan: 936 (37.29%)

-       Jason Pierce, Nonpartisan: 801 (31.91%)

-       Jack Volk, Nonpartisan: 766 (30.52%)

-       Write-in: 7 (0.28%)

County Commissioner at Large, Ramsey, Nonpartisan:

-       Bill Hodous, Nonpartisan: 1,595 (31.29%)

-       Paul J. Wilhelmi, Nonpartisan: 1,283 (25.17%)

-       Ed Brown, Nonpartisan: 1,246 (24.45%)

-       Mark E. Olson, Nonpartisan: 957 (18.78%)

-       Write-in: 16 (0.31%)

County Auditor, Ramsey, Nonpartisan:

-       Kandy K. Christopherson, Nonpartisan: 2,534 (99.84%)

-       Write-in: 4 (0.16%)

County State’s Attorney, Ramsey, Nonpartisan:

-       Beau Cummings, Nonpartisan: 2,418 (99.63%)

-       Write-in: 9 (0.37%)

County Recorder, Ramsey, Nonpartisan:

-       Bev Bachmeier, Nonpartisan: 2,473 (99.84%)

-       Write-in: 4 (0.16%)

County Treasurer, Ramsey, Nonpartisan:

-       Lisa Diseth, Nonpartisan: 2,552 (99.73%)

-       Write-in: 7 (0.27%)

County Sheriff, Ramsey, Nonpartisan:

-       Bryan Lang, Nonpartisan: 1,344 (48.85%)

-       Steven K. Nelson, Nonpartisan: 1,208 (43.91%)

-       JJ Dvorak, Nonpartisan: 194 (7.05%)

-       Write-in: 5 (0.18%)

Director, Garrison Diversion Conservancy, Ramsey, Nonpartisan:

-       Kyle Blanchfield: 2,454 (99.15%)

-       Write-in: 21 (0.85%)

John Crane is a sports/general assignment reporter for the Devils Lake Journal. Feel free to contact John via work phone (701-922-1372), cell phone (701-230-4339), email (jcrane@gannett.com) or Twitter (@johncranesports) with any story ideas.