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Election 2018 in the Brainerd Lakes Area

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Oak Lawn precinct election judge Glow Bechard posts the flag at 7 a.m.Tuesday at the Oak Lawn Town Hall, opening the polls for voting. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch6 / 8
Long Lake Township clerk Patsy Olson votes Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Long Lake Town Hall. Olson sewed the dividers between the voting stations after the new building was completed. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch7 / 8
A voter walks into the Church on the Wise Road Tuesday, Nov. 6, to vote. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch8 / 8

We've selected these interesting area races to watch and update throughout election night with totals.

Polls close at 8:00 in Minnesota, with the earliest results expected to come from statewide races. Local returns are usually later.

Check back often, as this page will be updated frequently.

Coverage includes area MN House races, 8th Congressional Dist., Crow Wing County, select area Mayoral and City Council races and School District 181.

* Winners (Results still need to be certified.)

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MINNESOTA HOUSE RACES

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House Dist. 10A - 27 of 27

Dale Menk (D) - 7211

*Josh Heintzeman (R) - 11907

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House Dist. 10B - 76 of 91

Phil Yetzer (D) - 6344

Dale Lueck (R) - 12124

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House Dist. 9A - 50 of 71

Alex Herring (D) - 3686

John Poston (R) - 8287

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House Dist. 9B - 55 of 55

Stephen Browning (D) - 4548

*Ronald Kresha (R) - 11802

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House Dist. 5B - 56 of 56

*Sandy Layman (R) - 10107

Pat Medure (D) - 9305

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U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RACE

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Congressional Dist. 8 -  773 of 806

Pete Stauber (R) - 154061

Joe Radinovich (D) - 139131

Ray Skip Sandman - 12520 

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CROW WING COUNTY RACES

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Crow Wing County Sheriff - 64 of 64

*Scott Goddard - 16477

Pat Pickar - 13818

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Crow Wing Co. Comm. Dist. 2 - 13 of 13

Paul Thiede - 3620

*Bill Brekken - 3705

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Crow Wing Co. Comm. Dist. 3 - 7 of 7

*Steve Barrows - 2185

Keith Johnson - 1829

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REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK

News and notes from Brainerd Dispatch / Echo Journal Election Day coverage

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CITY RACES

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Baxter City Council 4 of 4 (Elect 2)

*Connie Lyscio - 1819

Mary Marana - 1160

Robert Nesheim - 971

Lori Rubin - 1277

*Zach Tabatt - 1463

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Crosby Mayor - 2 of 2

*Bob Novak - 578

James Jesse Hunter - 373

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Crosby City Council (Elect 2)

*Diane L. Cash - 456

Paul Heglund - 447

Joanna Lattery - 235

*Robyn Wolfe - 481

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Crosslake City Council (Elect 2)

*John Andrews - 758

Aaron Herzog - 419

R Clay Porter - 229

*Dave Schrupp - 864

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Crosslake Mayor

*David Nevin - 729

Pauline (Patty) Norgaard - 676

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Little Falls Mayor - 3 of 3

Robin Hensel - 358

*Gregory J. Zylka - 3073

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Nisswa City Council - 1 of 1 (Elect 2)

Bob Fier - 400

*Mike Hoff - 509

*Don Jacobson - 517

Josh Miles - 334

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Pequot Lakes Mayor - 1 of 1

Cathy Malecha - 400

*James Tayloe - 633

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Pequot Lakes City Council - 1 of 1 (Elect 2)

Jeff Boucher - 337

*Cheri Seils - 677

*Jerry Akerson - 612

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SCHOOL BOARD

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School Board Brainerd School District 181 - 39 of 39 (Elect 3)

*Tom Haglin - 9109

*Ruth Nelson - 7367

*Charles Black Lance - 6331

Sarah Speer - 6276

Jeff Czeczok - 5219

Tiffanie Knapp - 4742

Matthew Avery - 3656

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School Board Pequot Lakes School ISD 186 - 16 of 16 (Elect 3)

*Dena Moody - 2408

*Derrek Johnson - 2388

*Tracy Wallin - 2352

Brandon Anderson - 2231

Valerie Wallin - 2093

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