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Upsets mark several local primary races

Tuesday's primary election saw several local races called for challengers in contested races.


According to the unofficial initial results, in the race for commissioner, incumbent Fred Devish and challenger Bob Latham won the vote.

The county coroner seat was also contested, with incumbent Mike Frolander winning the nomination over challenger Everett Zimmerschied.

However, most candidates for county seats went unchallenged. The results confirm Joe Baron as the Democratic candidate for county attorney; on the Republican ballot, Jeff Hodge for sheriff, Melissa Jones for county clerk, Tammy...