Carr, Jr. easily retains Wadena County Sheriff spot over challenger Scott

Other winners were uneventful as there were no other challengers for the seats.

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WADENA — The Wadena County Sheriff race had longtime sheriff Mike Carr, Jr., up against longtime police officer Milo Scott.

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Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr
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In the end Carr, Jr. came away the clear winner with 72.7% of the votes.
Carr has been Wadena County Sheriff for 15 years and has a 28-year history in law enforcement.
Scott has served as a police officer for the last 18 years for the Wadena Police Department.
Vote tallies:
Carr: 72.7%
Scott: 27.2%

The remaining Wadena County elected positions are all to be filled with candidates who ran unopposed.
Here's how votes tallied on election night for those other seats:
Wadena County Auditor-Treasurer
Heather Olson (incumbent): 4,853 votes

Wadena County Recorder
Tracy Myers Borchert: 4,678 votes
Myers Borchert fills the seat left open by outgoing recorder Soledad Henriksen.

Wadena County Attorney
Kyra L. Ladd (incumbent): 4,600 votes


Soil and Water Supervisor District 1
Kenneth Berg (incumbent): 4,728 votes

Soil and Water Supervisor District 2
Brett Dailey (incumbent): 4,771 votes

Soil and Water Supervisor District 3:
There were 282 write-ins recorded for this seat with no one filing for the office. The top vote getter is yet unknown.

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