UNDATED - There was a special primary election in western Stearns County yesterday (Tuesday).

The race is for an open county commissioners seat in District 5.

The top two vote-getters yesterday were Steve Notch with 879 votes, and Dave Gamradt with 843.

They will now face each other in the special general election on January 28th.

The District 5 seat became vacant with Don Otte died of cancer this summer.