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Cook County Results: Hawkins & Sullivan win County Commissioner races, Powell and Svaleson advance in District 1 Special Election

Nov 04, 2020 04:02AM ● By Editor
From Boreal Community Media - November 4, 2020

According to the Cook County MN website, Paula Marie Powell received the most votes in the District One Special Election Primary with 43.8% of the 100% of the votes counted.  Robert Svaleson finished second with 31.3% of the vote.  Powell and Svaleson both advance in the District One Special Election vote.

In Commissioner District 2, Stacey Hawkins has bested Myron Bursheim with a 58.7% vs. 41.24% vote with 100% of the votes counted.

In Commissioner District 4, Anne Sullivan defeated Dean Berglund with a 53.9% vs. 46.1% vote.

See a table of results for the County County website here.


In other Cook County races, David Grosshuesch, Joan G. Morrison, and John E Twiest won elections in their respective districts as Soil & Water Supervisors in largely uncontested races, winning over 99% of the votes with each district receiving a handful of write-in votes.

In other local races, Jay Arrowsmith Decoux won re-election as Grand Marais mayor with 52% of the vote.  Craig Schulte and Michael Garry were elected to the Grand Marais City Council with 35% and 25% of the vote respectively.

To see more election results in Minnesota, follow this link to the MN Secretary of State website.