Washington County Board Election Results (Updated)
Weik, Miron come out on top; Kriesel wins unopposed.
The results for the 2012 Washington County Board races were essentially settled as of 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
All results are unofficial per the Secretary of State’s website.
In the district that represents most of Woodbury, Lisa Weik was re-elected.
Weik earned 59.21 percent of the vote (12,127 total).
Challenger Nancy Remakel, a former Woodbury City Council member, earned 40.20 percent of the vote (8,233).
Challenger Ted Bearth defeated incumbent Bill Pulkrabek, who was running for his third term but was mired by a domestic incident earlier this year.
Bearth, a former Oakdale City Council mayor, got 52.17 percent of the vote (11,123 total) to Pulkrabek’s 47.16 percent (10,054).
The district includes the northwest part of Woodbury and all of Oakdale.
Gary Kriesel, a former Stillwater City Council member, represents much of the St. Croix Valley for District 3. He won unopposed with 98.73 percent of the vote.
Fran Miron, former mayor of Hugo, earned 55.28 percent of the vote (13,038 total) to best Dennis Hegberg, who garnered 44.34 percent (10,458).
Hegberg, first elected a November 1989 special election, was re-elected in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2008.
District 1 spans the northern part of Washington County.