UNDATED - It's election day today (Tuesday) in western Stearns County.

A special election is being held for an open seat for County Commissioner District 5.

The two candidates are Dave Gamradt of Sauk Centre and Steve L. Notch of Freeport.

The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The winner will take over a seat that was previously held by the late Don Otte.