November 03, 2010
There’s a new sheriff in town . . Chelan County voters have unseated two-term incumbent Mike Harum in favor of Brian Burnett by a wide margin. Burnett outpolled Harum by a whopping 74 t0 26 percent margin. In the race for two Chelan County PUD Commission seats incumbent Ann Congdon leads Jenae Miller 61 to 39 percent. Meanwhile incumbent Dennis Bolz holds a slim 51 to 49 percent lead over his challenger Stan Morse. Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner garnered 71 percent of the vote over his challenger Dave Tait and Assessor candidate Vickie Griffin has apparently beaten Dave Oliver in her bid to replace retiring Russ Griffin. Voters in the Leavenworth Transportation Benefit District have approved proposition one with 63 percent favoring that measure. All of the results are unofficial until the election is certified. Election night results reflected 55 percent of the total ballots returned with more votes to be counted this week.
Voters in Douglas County have apparently elected a new district three Commissioner. Incumbant Mary Hunt was trailing her challenger, Bridgeport Mayor Steve Jenkins 51 to 49 percent. District Court Judge Judith McCauley survived a challenge from Deputy Prosecutor, Gordon Edgar 57 to 43 percent. Voters in the Eastmont School District favored a 75 million dollar construction bond, but not by enough votes to meet the 60 percent threshold required for passage.