Primary election results

Interest in the race to choose the final two candidates for Brown County Sheriff was high, around the county and in Sleepy Eye. Among the four contenders, Jason Seidl got over half the votes, with Jeff Hohensee coming in second. The two men will now face off in the general election on Nov. 6.

Results for the entire county: 

Jason Seidl: 3,306; 54.88 percent

Jeff Hohensee: 1,605; 26.64 percent

Jason Fairbairn: 617; 10.24 percent

Matt Ibberson: 496; 8.23 percent

Results for Sleepy Eye

Ward 1:

Seidl: 128, Ibberson: 50, Fairbairn: 31, Hohensee: 28

Ward 2:

Seidl: 240, Ibberson: 77, Fairbairn: 55, Hohensee: 41

The other area race on the ballot was for County Commissioner District 5. Results: Lynn Anderson: 471, Jeffrey Veerkamp: 404, Jack Vogel: 173, Derek Tonn: 152. Anderson and Veerkamp will be on the ballot in the general election Nov. 6.