Updated 11/03/2021

Geary County received a total of 2,015 ballots on Election Day Tuesday, for a 11.71% voter turnout, according to their final unofficial Summary Results Report released Tuesday evening.

In the race for School Board USD 475, eight candidates ran for three open positions. 21 votes were write-ins, and the other votes are tallied as follows, listed from the highest number of votes received to the least:

• Beth Hudson received 1,181 votes

• Jason Butler received 1,078 votes

• Mark Hatcher received 681 votes

• Kelli McCallum received 597 votes

• Rina D. Neal received 536 votes

• Bryan Bliss received 455 votes

• Stephanie Holloway received 440 votes

• Krystle D. Koch received 162 votes

In the uncontested race for School Board USD 473 district positions, Kelly Kuntz received 36 votes for District 1, Position 4, Betsy Edwards received 31 votes for District 2, Position 5, and Michael Rutz received 35 votes for District 3, Position 6. All three positions did not receive any write-in votes.

In the race for Junction City Commission, three candidates ran for three positions, with two candidates receiving four-year terms and one receiving a two-year term. 74 votes were write-ins, and the other votes are tallied as follows from the highest number of votes received to the least:

• Jeff Underhill received 1,045 votes

• Ronna Larson received 976 votes

• Matthew Bea received 767 votes

Two candidates ran for mayor of Grandview Plaza. Rick Geike received 55 votes and Honey Grant received 35 votes. Four votes were write-ins.

Four candidates ran for two positions on the Grandview Plaza City Council. Eight votes were write-ins, and the other votes are tallied as follows from the highest number of votes received to the least:

• Arthur Potter received 46 votes

• Harlan Lofthus Jr. received 43 votes

• Marvin T. Edison received 33 votes

• Allan Rothlisberg received 28 votes

The race for mayor of Milford City was not contested. Brad Roether, sole candidate, received 60 votes, and 23 votes were write-ins.

Four candidates ran for two positions on the Milford City Council. Four votes were write-ins, and the other votes are tallied as follows from the highest number of votes received to the least:

• William L. Noveroske received 57 votes

• Joseph King received 47 votes

• Mike Overbay received 23 votes

• Craig R. Bender received 20 votes

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