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Direl Baker

Lincoln County Clerk Direl Baker reads the unofficial results during the general election. It was Baker’s last election as county clerk, as he was unseated by Republican candidate Kristy Scraggs.

HAMLIN — Five Democratic incumbents were unseated Tuesday as Lincoln County Republicans swept the general election, according to unofficial results from County Clerk Direl Baker’s office.

Tuesday marked Baker’s last turn on election night, as he was unseated by Republican candidate Kristy Scraggs. With all 14 of the county’s precincts reporting, Scraggs received 2,761 votes to Baker’s 2,178, according to unofficial numbers.

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