(NNCNOW.com) Our cold weather didn't slow the voters from heading to the polls Tuesday for a special election in Lake County.
Ballots were cast to select a new county commissioner for District Four.
The unofficial results place Jeremy M. Hurd ahead of Amy Stark.
The final vote count was 226 to 172 in Hurd's favor.
According to the Lake County News Chronicle, Hurd is a business owner with experience in private law practice. He has served on the Two Harbors Economic Development Authority, Two Harbors Development Fund board and the Two Harbors Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
Stark is a former small business owner and licensed service provider for Lake County semi-independent living services. She currently serves as a board member for the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging North Shore Area Partners and Community Partners.