Incumbent Charlevoix County Commissioner George T. Lasater (R-District 1) beat former Charlevoix County Commissioner Shirlene Tripp by a vote of 590 to 316.
Uncontested Charlevoix County Commissioner Chris Christensen (R-District 2) received 570 votes.
Incumbent Charlevoix County Commissioner Ron Reinhardt (R-District 3) received 422 votes. Reinhardt will face Democratic challenger Tim LaCroix in the November general election. LaCroix received 155 votes.
Uncontested Charlevoix County Commissioner and Board Chairman Joel Evans (R-District 4) received 550 votes.
One of several big upsets of the night included the race between incumbent Charlevoix County Commissioner Rich Gillespie (R-District 5) and Republican challenger Nancy Ferguson. Gillespie bested Ferguson in the last election but was unable to defend his seat this time around.
Ferguson beat Gillespie by a vote of 684 to 552. Ferguson captured 55.25 percent of the vote.
Another Charlevoix County Commissioner seat was overturned in the race between first-term Charlevoix County Commissioner Larry Sullivan (R-District 6) and former Charlevoix County Commissioner Shirley Roloff. Roloff beat Sullivan by a vote of 567 to 523. Roloff captured 51.78 percent of the vote.
Charlevoix County 33rd Circuit Judge race
Roy C. Hayes III took the lead with 2,326 votes or 35.45 percent.
Mary Beth Kur came in second with a total of 1,596 votes.
Valerie K. Snyder took 1,396 votes.
Tom Schraw ended up with 837 votes.
Ed Engstrom received 406 votes.
Both Hayes and Kur will go on to face each other in the November general election.
Look for the full election results story with the rest of the races and millage proposals, as well as comments from the candidates, in the Wednesday Aug. 13 edition of the Boyne City Gazette.