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Posted in2022 Elections

Recounts results confirm Bukacek won utility board GOP primary

Ballot recounts conducted in four counties, which concluded Monday, confirm that Flathead Valley internal medicine doctor Ann “Annie” Bukacek has won the Republican primary for a seat on the five-member board that regulates the state’s monopoly utility power, water, garbage and telecommunications companies. She defeated Rep. Derek Skees and two other challengers in the tight race.