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Bentley, Borer recalled

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October 17, 2019

LuAnn Schindler

Recount • Antelope County Deputy Clerk Denise Kurpgeweit sends a stack of recall ballots through a counting machine, Oct. 15. Commissioners Tom Borer and Allan Bentley were both recalled.

Voters in two Antelope County commissioner districts spoke, ousting District 3 Commissioner Allan Bentley, of Neligh, and District 5 Commissioner Tom Borer, of Elgin.

Unofficial results show 307 votes to recall Bentley, with 174 votes favoring his retention.

In District 5, 337 votes were cast to recall Borer, while 187 no votes were returned.

The canvassing board was scheduled to meet Wednesday, Oct. 16, to verify results.

Pending verification, the two officials will receive notification of the election outcome.

According to Antelope County Attorney Joe Abler, the process to replace Bentley...

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