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BREAKING NEWS - "Summers re-elected to Box Elder County commission"

BOX ELDER COUNTY – By Cari Doutre – July 6, 2020

Registered voters in Box Elder County decided to "Stand with Stan" and stick with who they know best when it came time to pick a candidate to serve on the county commission.

Incumbent Stan Summers is officially the county’s Republican Party candidate on the Box Elder County Commission Seat C ballot for the November 3, General Election.

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Stan Summers - Courtesy photo

Summers received the most votes in the June 30, Primary Election and he’s running unopposed in the upcoming General Election. Box Elder County listed final Primary Election results on July 6.

The Box Elder County Democratic Party did not list a candidate on this year’s Primary and General elections ballots in the County Commission Seat C race. This win for Summers will make it his third consecutive term as a Box Elder County Commissioner.

This year four candidates were listed on the Republican Party’s ballot for that county commissioner seat - Alden Farr, Stan Summers, Kris Udy and Mitch Zundel.

Here’s how they tallied up:

  • Stan Summers: 4,737

  • Kris Udy: 4,105

  • Mitch Zundel: 2,105

  • Alden Farr: 1,240

This year all registered voters in Utah were required to mail-in ballots their ballots due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic concerns. This new guideline also meant more time for Box Elder County to count ballots, resulting in a slight delay in releasing final results. Read this previously posted article on for more information:

Summers’ first term started in 2012. He is a long-time resident of Bothwell, a small rural community in northern Box Elder County, and is a graduate of Bear River High School. More on Summers can be found in this previously posted article on

The Primary Election in Box Elder County also meant registered voters could pick their favorite candidate for several state-wide elections. Here’s where voters in Box Elder County stand in the June 30, Primary Election:


· Spencer J. Cox/Deidre M. Henderson: 4,254

· Jon Huntsman Jr./Michelle Kaufusi: 3,435

· Greg Hughes/Victor Iverson: 2,478

· Thomas E. Wright/Rob Bishop: 2,143


· Sean D. Reyes: 6,933

· David O. Leavitt: 5,162


· Blake David Moore: 3,299

· Bob Stevenson: 3,070

· Kerry W. Gibson: 3,366

· Katie Witt: 2,173


· Darren Parry: 484

· Jamie Cheek: 377


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