Watford City, ND (KEYZ) Watford City faces possible recount in it’s contest for Mayor as with all precincts reporting both Justin Johnsrud (left in photo) and Philip Riely (right in photo) are neck and neck with 267 votes a piece or 39% of the vote. Greg Schuetze is a distant second at 143 votes.
The Watford City, City Council race is a bit more clear cut with Steven Sanford coming out as top vote getter with 530 in his favor. Aaron Gravos is second with 414 and Lindsay Veeder Wingerter is third with 395 votes.
In the contest for Mc Kenzie County Commissioner incumbent Kathy Skarda came out as top vote getter with 1, 089 or 31 percent of the tally. Vawnita Hovet Best is second with 692 votes and Howdy Lawlar came in third place with 625 votes. The trailing three candidates, John Rolfsrud, Nathan Thibodeau and Samuel Meuchel garnered 554, 352 and 194 votes respectively.