Scandia voters choose Ness, Lee

Incumbent Chris Ness and newcomer Dan Lee will serve on Scandia’s city council for the next four years.

Incumbent Connie Amos was defeated, as were the father/son duo of Bob and Dustin Hegland.

Mayor Randall Simonson ran for re-election unopposed.

Simonson took 97.5 percent of the votes for mayor, or 1814 out of 1860 votes cast. There were 46 write-ins.

Ness received 967 votes and Lee 925.

Amos garnered 723 votes. 597 voters chose Bob Hegland and 375 voted for Dustin Hegland.

Robert Pilz, who withdrew too late to have his name removed from the ballot, drew 188 votes.

25 persons wrote in names for council seats.