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June 24, 2014

Boring, Eilers win races Tuesday night

Woodward, Okla. — Current Assistant District Attorney Chris Boring will move up to the DA’s office after a solid win over challenger Danny Lohmann in Tuesday’s primary.

Boring will replace the retiring Hollis Thorp as the District Attorney in District 26, which includes Woodward, Woods, Alfalfa, Major and Dewey counties.

Boring received 65.3 percent of the votes to Lohmann’s 34.7 percent. Both are Republicans and no Democrats filed.

The next Office 1, District 4 District Judge will be Justin Eilers of Mooreland.

Eilers collected 50.3 percent of the votes while Jeremy Bays had 27.6 percent and Mike Stake 22.1 percent.

Eilers will succeed Ray Dean Linder, who is retiring after this year.

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