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Kandiyohi County, Willmar primary results updated with additional absentee figures

The results of the Aug. 11 primary races in Willmar and Kandiyohi County have been updated to reflect additional absentee ballots postmarked in time and received by Thursday. The tallies are not official until the canvassing board meets Friday.

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WILLMAR — While votes remain unofficial until the canvassing board meets Friday morning, updated primary election totals that include additional absentee ballots received by Thursday have been posted in Kandiyohi County District 5 and Willmar's Ward 1.

Lester J. Heitke and Michael O'Brien will advance to the general election to seek a seat on the Willmar City Council.

Council candidates and their total votes as of 4:55 p.m. Thursday on the Secretary of State's website are as follows:

  • Lester J. Heitke: 134
  • Michael O'Brien: 127
  • Steven P. Dresler: 99

Kandiyohi County Commissioner candidates Duane Anderson and John O. Cunningham will advance to the general election.
Total votes as of 5 p.m. Thursday are as follows:

  • Duane Anderson: 472
  • John O Cunningham: 415
  • Harlan Madsen: 110

Madsen was listed as a candidate and received a small percentage of votes despite suspending his campaign in June due to health concerns.

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