One vote separates Sprague candidates
Election results certified
Last updated 8/17/2023 at 5:03pm
SPRAGUE — One vote.
That’s all that separated challenger Ron Del Krauter and incumbent Trace De Garmo in the race for the City Council Position No. 5 seat following certification Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Del Krauter and De Garmo were vying for the second position to advance to the November general election.
The top vote-getter was Jeffrey Smith, with 46 votes to advance. Del Krauter received 27 votes and De Garmo 26.
Barring a recount petition, Smith and Del Krauter will face off in November. The incumbent will be eliminated in the primary.
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