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Sumner defeats Fairbanks in county board election

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BEMIDJI – In the only contested race in Beltrami County, District 4 Commissioner Quentin Fairbanks lost to challenger Tim Sumner of Redby.


In complete but unofficial results, Sumner had 50.4 percent of the vote, while Fairbanks, who lives in Hines, had 37.3 percent. Write-in votes accounted for 12.2 percent.

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Laurie Swenson
Laurie Swenson is a reporter/copy editor for the Bemidji Pioneer. She has been with the Pioneer since 2004.