Fire District 5 race too close to call
Other local contested races appear decided
Last updated 11/9/2021 at 4:47pm
DAVENPORT—The race between incumbent Matt Schneider of Davenport and challenger Don Staley of Deer Meadows for Fire District No. 5 Commissioner No. 2 is too close to call after three tallies. Schneider currently leads Staley by three votes: 344-341.
Nine write-in votes have been counted in the race.
Schneider trailed Staley after the first count 263-235 Tuesday, Nov. 2, but took a lead Nov. 4 323-315.
Now, after Staley picked up 26 new votes and Schneider picked up 21, the margin is just three votes.
The Lincoln County Auditor’s Office estimates there are 70 ballots left countywide t...