Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) It was a tight race, but in the end Dodge City has selected their three representatives for the city commission. Current city commissioner Rick Sowers received the most votes at 436 barely edging out former state representative Jan Scoggins with 432 votes. Mayor Kent Smoll finished third with 417 votes. Sowers believes Dodge City’s best days are ahead.
Scoggins found running a campaign relaxing and fun.
Scoggins says she appreciated the help from city officials and voters in letting her know about key issues.
Here are the totals…
Russ McBee 248
Joe Peters 408
**Jan Scoggins 432
**E Kent Smoll 417
**Rick Sowers 436
Jeffrey A Turner 352
Liliana Zuniga 383
Top 3 winners have a star. 1st and 2nd get four year terms and 3rd a two year term.
24 Provisional Ballots Cast–will be canvassed on April 7th
Stanton County voters turned down the 24 million dollar bond for a new elementary and addition to the junior senior high school 415-208.