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Butler County commission race outcome changes after ballots counted

While provisional ballots didn’t affect the outcome of Sedgwick County races (except one for precinct committeewoman), they did in Butler County.

Provisional ballots led to a tie in the Republican primary for the District 5 seat on the Butler County commission. Incumbent Daniel Woydziak had had 891 votes, andchallenger Steve Scholtz had collected 895 before provisional ballots were considered and tallied.

They tied at 902 votes each, and canvassers tossed a coin to determine the race. Woydziak won.

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