MIFFLINTOWN - Incumbent Cory Snook defeated a long-time local attorney to retain his position as the district attorney of Juniata County, according to unofficial voting results Tuesday.
"I am humbled by the outpouring of support," Snook said after the election Tuesday. "I thank everyone for their help on my campaign and everyone who came out and supported me."
A Republican, Snook received 3,041 votes, or 58 percent, defeating Randall Zimmerman, a Republican running on the Democratic ticket. Zimmerman received 2,122 votes, or 41 percent.
Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER
District Attorney Cory Snook, left, and Commissioner Jeff Zimmerman watch the results at the Juniata County Courthouse Tuesday night in Mifflintown.
Snook has served a two-year term as the Juniata County district attorney. He ran unopposed in the spring primary to gain the Republican nomination.
Zimmerman, a county lawyer, entered the race after he received a write-in nomination for the Democratic ticket.