Harry Roberts wins Republican nomination for Buchanan County Presiding Commissioner.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Harry Roberts has beaten Al Purcell to win the Republican seat for Presiding Commissioner in Buchanan County.
In a race that saw a lot of money spent on advertising in the final days, Roberts wins, beating the former Xerox executive by a 3,497 to 2,755 margin.
Roberts will face Democrat Mike Veale in the November general election. Veale ran unopposed.
Current Presiding Commissioner R.T. Turner decided not to run for re-election.
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