Wasco County voters settled a few contested races amid light turnout in yesterday’s primary election. The greatest number of two-person races came in the North Wasco County School District. Dean McAllister defeated John Fredrick for the zone 2 position, 307 votes to 68. John Nelson was the winner over David Jones in a tighter race for Zone 4, 199 votes to 146 . But the tightest race of the night was between Eric Nerdin and Aaron Bowman. Nerdin was the winner by 9 votes, 196 to 187. In South Wasco County School District #1, Carol Franklin-Rager defeated Mike Foreaker, 272 to 218. And in Dufur School District, Robert Wallace had 167 votes to Cindy Johnson’s 127.
In the race that generated the most lawn sighs, Bill Wolfe was the winner over Harry Larsen, 1,375 to 1,125. Mosier Fire District Position #3, Le Roy Herman had 131 votes to Mark Barry’s 84.
In the only money measure on the ballot, White River Health District’s levy was approved with 331 yes votes and 266 no votes.
Click on the PDF button below to see a copy of the final, unofficial results from the Wasco County Clerk .