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Primary election results: Slavik and Fogarty advance in county commissioner race

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The race for the soon-to-be vacant county commissioner race in the Hastings area has been narrowed to two candidates after a primary election on Tuesday.


Mike Slavik and Christy Jo Fogarty were the top two vote-getters in the primary, so they will be on the ballot in November. The seat has been held for some 30 years by Joe Harris, who is retiring.

Slavik led the way with 42 percent of the vote. Fogarty had 25 percent.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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