Albert J. “Scooter” Mitchell defeated incumbent Judge Donald C. Schutte.
“I’m happy,” Mitchell said. Mitchell and his wife, Jeanette, and several supporters gathered at the Quay County Courthouse Tuesday night to check on the results.
Republican Mitchell won with 3,118 votes, or 56 percent of the vote, compared to Democrat Schutte who garnered 2,428 votes or 44 percent of the votes, according to the