Judicial candidates elected by Crow Wing County voters didn't have a lot of contested races, but did have a few familiar names for judges.
In the 9th District Court, voters elected:
Paul Benshoof with 60,025 votes or 54.78 percent compared to Darrell Carter, who received 49,370 or 45.06 percent.
Paul Rasmussen received 65,383 votes or 59.63 percent compared to Terrance Holter with 44,093 votes or 40.21 percent.
Other 9th District Court judges ran unopposed, including Earl Maus, John Hawkinson, Jon Maturi, John P. Smith, Donna Dixon, and Kristine DeMay.
Among contested statewide races for the Minnesota Supreme Court, Helen Meyer was elected associate justice defeating Greg Wersal by 58 percent to 41.80 percent. Alan Page defeated Tim Tingelstad by 63.30 percent to 36.53 percent.
Township races in Crow Wing County had candidates separated by a handful of votes in some instances.
In St. Mathias Township, candidates for township supervisor were separated by five votes with Carrie Allord getting 125 votes for the supervisor seat 3 and James Guida netting 120 votes. Becky Eckelman was elected to supervisor seat 2 with 144 votes beating Gerald Geisenhof with 104 votes and Joan Koering was elected treasurer.
Other area results included:
Deerwood Township, supervisors, Dennis Graff and Mike Brandt.
Gail Lake Township, supervisors, David Brammann and Donald Lohse.
Irondale Township, supervisor, seat 1, Barry Aldridge, with 220 votes defeated George "Bud" Hanson with 205 votes. Supervisor seat 2, Philip Juracek with 296 votes defeated Warren Buchite with 163 votes. Supervisor seat 3, Brian Biever with 321 votes defeated Hubert "Huck"Durant with 142 votes. Treasurer, Judy Anttila, 354 votes, defeated Diane Buchite, 105 votes.
Jenkins Township, supervisors, Dennis Czech and William Savage.
Lake Edward Township, supervisors, Ronald Metzen and Lenny Wagner. Martha Look was elected treasurer.
Little Pine Township, supervisors, David Kauphusman and Norman Hawley. There were 27 write-ins for the supervisor seat 3 with Harold LaBlanc the top vote- getter with 14. Nan Hawley was elected treasurer.
Long Lake Township, supervisors, Tom Malloy and Joel Jacobson. Virginia Smart was elected treasurer.
Mission Township, supervisors, Jerry Speedling and David Anderson with Dominic Henderson elected treasurer.
Nokay Lake, supervisor, Craig Virnig was elected for a seat without any candidates filed. There were 65 write-ins for the open seat, with Virnig re-elected to the post. Katherine Stevens was elected for supervisor seat 3 and Rose Mary Segler was elected treasurer.
Pelican Township, supervisor, seat 2, Bruce Galles. Shirley Wallin was elected town clerk.
Perry Lake Township, Ray Montzka, supervisor, with Sandy Blood elected as town clerk.
Platte Lake Township, supervisors, Keith Soderman and Jerome Weiss with Jodi Dambowy elected treasurer.
Ross Lake Township, supervisors, Larry Robberstad and Gerald Wolters with Arvid Sorvari, treasurer.
Timothy Township, supervisor, Jacqueline Becker, and town clerk Bunny Geiger.
Wolford Township, supervisor, Dennis Molesky and town clerk Rebecca Guida.
Canvas boards have a window of opportunity to meet - between Friday and Nov. 12 - to make the results official.
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