The November ballot has been set.  Tuesday’s primary narrowed the field of candidates for November.

Itasca County attorney John (Jack) Muhar will face off against John Dimich.  Muhar received 50% of the votes cast in Itasca County.  Ellen Tholen was eliminated.

Muhar- 2939

Dimich- 1695

Tholen- 1212

The Itasca County Auditor’s race was a run-away for current auditor Jeff Walker.  Walker received 65% of the votes cast.  Walker will face Doug Carpenter in the November election.  Matthew Fultz was eliminated.

Walker- 3818

Carpenter- 1009

Fultz- 981

In State House District 6A, incumbent Carly Melin beat her D-F-L challenger John Finken with 80% of the votes.

Melin- 2932

Finken- 732

Melin will still have a Republican challenger in November.  Roger Weber ran unopposed in the Republican race.

In the State House D-F-L race in District 5A, incumbent John Persell beat challenger Lavern Pederson with 85% of the votes.

Persell- 1544

Pederson- 281

Persell will face Republican challenger Phillip Nelson in November.  Nelson ran unopposed on the Republican ticket.