Lawrence Mayor Mike Amyx, left, congratulates Mike Dever, who finished first in the race for Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday. Dever received 21 percent of the votes.
Rob Chestnut hugs his wife, Micki, as they watch the results come into the Douglas County Courthouse on Tuesday. Chestnut finished second in the race for City Commission, winning 19 percent of the votes.
Boog Highberger, right, chats with supporters, including Eric Farnsworth, after finishing third in the race for City Commission on Tuesday with 17 percent of the votes.
City commission candidate Rob Chestnut, center, and school board candidate Scott Morgan congratulate each other after final election results. Morgan was the top vote getter for school board and Chestnut was the second highest for city commission. At left is Chestnut's daughter Madeline, 10.
Brad Finkeldei, left, congratulates Rob Chestnut, center, as Mike Dever chats with supporters at the Douglas County Courthouse. Dever was the top vote-getter and Chestnut finished second in the race for city commission on Tuesday.
Mike Dever, left, congratulates Rob Chestnut after the duo finished first and second respectively in the race for city commission. Dever and Chestnut gathered with friends and family at the Douglas County Courthouse to watch the results pour in on Tuesday night.
Lawrence Mayor Mike Amyx congratulates Dennis "Boog" Highberger, who finished third in the race for a seat on the city commission on Tuesday.
Dennis "Boog" Highberger placed third in the race for the Lawrence City Commission. He chatted with supporters on Tuesday at the Douglas County Courthouse.
David Schauner didn't make the cut on Tuesday for a seat on the city commission.
Rich Minder holds his son Joseph, as his wife, Vicki Penner, and daughter, Sophia, watch the election results pour into the Douglas County Courthouse. Minder was the second top vote-getter in the race for the Lawrence School Board on Tuesday.
Scott Morgan was the top vote-getter Tuesday in the race for the Lawrence school board. Morgan picked up 7,865 votes, or 22 percent.
School board candidates Mary Loveland, left, and Scott Morgan, visit at the Douglas County Courthouse while waiting for election results. Both former school board candidates were elected to the school board in Tuesdays election joining incumbent Rich Minder and Marlene Merrill.
School board candidate Marlene Merrill, left, passes city commission candidate Rob Chestnut and his wife Micki as they hug at right. Merrill won a spot on the school board and Chestnut won a spot on the city commission in city elections on Tuesday.
School board candidate Rich Minder and city commission candidate David Schauner visit at the Douglas County Courthouse as votes are tallied in the city election. Minder kept his seat on the school board but Schauner lost in his bid to remain on the city commission in Tuesday's election.