Incumbent Washtenaw County sheriff, prosecutor, treasurer, clerk win
Four sitting Washtenaw County administrators will remain in office after winning their elections by wide margins Tuesday.
Voters have also chosen their next water resources commissioner, Democrat Evan Pratt, for a four-year term. Pratt, who received the endorsement of the retiring water resources commissioner Janis Bobrin, garnered 68.76 percent of the vote over his Republican opponent Eric Scheie.
Pratt was one of the top campaign fund-raisers in the county, bringing in $17,045 in cash and in-kind contributions.
He won his primary election with 72 percent of the vote against fellow Democrat Harry Bentz.
Washtenaw County Prosecutor Brian Mackie will serve his sixth four-year term in the office after defeating challenger Justin Altman of Superior Township.
Altman graduated from Michigan State University Law School in 2011, and he's previously worked as an intern in the Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office.
Mackie garnered 85 percent of the vote in Tuesday's general election.
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Clayton won 70.53 percent of the vote to Gallatin's 29.02 percent.
This is the second term as sheriff for Clayton, who was elected in 2008 after a 20-year career with the Sherif's Office.
Gallatin declined previous interview requests from AnnArbor.com and has run a very quiet race for the position.
Clayton has raised a considerable amount of funds for the position: $38,973 in cash and in-kind contributions.
County Treasurer and Democrat Catherine McClary will serve another four-year term in the office. McClary defeated her Republican opponent Marlene Chockley.
McClary received 68.51 percent of the vote to Chockley's 31.06 percent.
County clerk and register of deeds
His opponent, Republican Stanley F. Watson, won 31.06 percent of the vote.
The county clerk serves a four-year term and earns an annual salary of $101,528. Kestenbaum has been serving in that role since 2004.