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City, school election results


With all ballots counted except provisionals, leaders in local city and school board races are:

Hays USD 489

(top three win seats)

Lance Bickle, 1,767 votes

Josh Waddell, 1,668 votes

Danielle Robben, 1,387 votes

Richard Kraemer, 956 votes

Kathleen Fischer, 728 votes

14 write-ins

Hays City Commission

(top three win seats)

Eber Phelps, 1,503 votes

Ron Mellick, 1,479 votes

Shaun Musil, 1,493 votes

Todd Gabel, 1,242

Dominic Pianalto, 312

12 write-ins

Ellis mayoral race

Lyle Johnston, 234 votes

David McDaniel, 225 votes

The Ellis County Clerk's office is estimating a 18 percent voter turnout. Provisional ballots have yet to be counted, and the results are unofficial until canvassed.