Spenger wins, Cate leads election
May 27, 2020
Current State House District 17 Rep. Sherrie Sprenger won the Republican primary for Linn County Commissioner Position 3 with 65.79 percent of the vote during the May 19 primary election.
With 10,947 votes, Sprenger, a rural Lebanon resident, defeated Kerry Johnson of Scio, 4,497 votes, 27.03 percent; Bill Schrader of Lebanon, 703 votes, 4.23 percent; and Jack W. Tacy of Albany, 438 votes, 2.63 percent.
The winner of the Linn County Commissioner Position 3 Republican primary will face Democrat Scott Bruslind, who ran unopposed in the primary, in the November general election.