Posted: Nov 7, 2012 4:00 AM by KXLF Media Center with Katy Harris reporting
Updated: Nov 7, 2012 4:00 AM
BUTTE - With 125 provisional ballots left to count in Butte-Silver Bow, several key races are being called.
Early numbers show there's an upset in the race for Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff with challenger Ed Lester winning over incumbent John Walsh. Lester captured 9,880 votes while Walsh got 6,408 votes.
Incumbent chief executive Paul Babb also lost his bid for reelection. Babb lost to Matt Vincent. Vincent grabbed 8,249 votes to Babb's 8,096.
In the race for city judge, Glen "Geeg" Granger captured 7,951 votes while Daniel Sweeney got 7,700 votes.
Unofficial results also show:
State Senate District 37:
Jon Sesso - 5,392
D.J. O'Neill - 3,675
State Representative District 73:
Pat Noonan - 2,777
Gary Wold - 1,421
State Representative District 74:
Ryan Lynch - 2,664
Max Yates - 2,202
State Representative District 75:
Edie McClafferty - 2,852
Greg Miller - 1.062
Voters also overwhelmingly voted to retain Judge Kurt Krueger and Judge Brad Newman.