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