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Voters in Winston have elected Dick Hayes mayor. Hayes received 54.3 percent of the vote compared to his opponent, Gary Vess, who received 43.6 percent, according to unofficial final results released Wednesday morning.

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Ben Simons has been elected mayor of Yoncalla, defeating Micki Vroman and Amanda Stroud. Simons received 41.2 percent of the vote compared to Vroman’s 22 percent and Stroud’s 34.8 percent, according to unofficial final results released Wednesday morning.

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Interim Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, will keep his state Senate seat. In unofficial final results released Wednesday night by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, the Republican senator defeated Democratic challenger Shannon Souza of Coos Bay by 64.3 percent to 35.5 percent.

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Interim Rep. Gary Leif, R-Roseburg, will keep his House District 2 seat. In unofficial final results released Wednesday morning by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, Leif defeated Democratic challenger Megan Salter 66.2 percent to 33.6 percent.

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Incumbent House District 7 Rep. Cedric Hayden, R-Fall Creek, defeated Democratic challenger Christy Inskip 61 percent to 39  percent, according to unofficial results updated at 11 p.m. Tuesday by the Oregon Secretary of State's Office.

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Incumbent Mayor Todd McKnight will be mayor of Sutherlin for a third term. He ran unopposed and received 96 percent of the vote.

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Voters in Douglas County have turned in 23,077 ballots through Wednesday — 29.4 percent of the total 78,494 ballots the county sent out, according to the Douglas County Clerk’s office.

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This year, there are two contested seats for Roseburg City Council. Voters in Ward 2 will choose between Tom Ryan and Marty Katz. Voters in Ward 4 will choose between three candidates: Beverly Cole, Kristi Rifenbark and Ruth Smith. This is The News-Review round-up of the city council races:

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Four candidates for three state legislative positions discussed the economy, education, healthcare and other issues at the League of Women Voters legislative candidate forum Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express in Roseburg.