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Joe Sampson has won the Republican nomination for Montgomery County Sheriff during a primary race held Tuesday.
Sampson defeated challenger Chris Stephens 1,432-512.
In the race for state representative District 23 Republican nomination, Mark Costello defeated Raymond Chase 1,668-843. The newly formed district includes Mills County and some of Montgomery County, excluding voters in Stanton, Villisca and Coburg.
Meanwhile in District 24 Republican primary, Cecil Dolecheck as able to pick up the win over Jane Jensen. Dolecheck had 1,546 votes, while Jensen had 1,057.
District 24 includes Stanton, Villisca and Coburg.
For more on the election, see Tuesday's Red Oak Express.