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Updated: Close race for mayor in Chokio

Dallas S. Pillen received 101 votes for mayor in Chokio. Incumbent Roger Gerdes received 92. Lucas deNeui and Kirby Johnson were elected to the city council with 186 and 167 votes respectively.

Stevens County Auditor/Treasurer Amanda Barsness said her office reviewed the mayor's race vote totals for the possibility of a recount. There will not be a recount in the mayor's race, she said.