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Counts Wins Runoff Election for Bismarck City Council Position

(Bismarck) A special runoff election was held Tuesday in Bismarck for a city board of alderman spot.

Lochie Counts and Dustin Garling tied with 34 votes apiece in the June election.

60 votes were cast Tuesday and Counts came out on top by a vote of 34 to 26.

Counts has held that position since last September when she was appointed to fill a vacated position.

Counts’ term will be for two years.

Her first meeting will be Thursday night at Bismarck City Hall.

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