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Burtnett, Fearey not shy about reaction to election results

Lucy Burtnett and Sharon Fearey did not mince words explaining their reactions to losing their respective primaries Tuesday night for the District 4 Sedgwick County commission seat.

Burtnett, a Republican, lost her primary to newcomer Richard Ranzau.

She said she would not support him and voters should prepare to see him vote “no” on everything.

Fearey, who lost her Democratic primary to Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau, could see the results of her race change. Only 60 votes separated the race, but Fearey didn’t hold out much hope Tuesday night.

Fearey said she was surprised that voters would choose a candidate who has housing violations and violated campaign finance rules.

The Eagle reported earlier that the city has cited a home Faust-Goudeau owns for housing violations and that Faust-Goudeau accepted too much in in-kind contributions from Harris Media.