There was a Close Race in Scott County for the County Commission’s First District Seat

There were tightly contested races in Scott County on election night. Republican Party candidate Terry Cole received 3,996 votes and Democrat Dennis Ziegenhorn received a total of 3,893 votes. The two candidates were running for the First District seat on the Scott County Commission and Ziegenhorn received 49.33% of the vote and Cole received 50.64% of the vote. Democratic Party nominee Donnie Kiefer was victorious in the race for the second seat on the Scott County Commission. He received 5,130 votes and his Republican challenger Mike Backfisch Jr. received 4,404. Kiefer received 54% of the votes cast and Backfisch Jr. received 46% of the vote.

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