Portage results 64 percent in

Current numbers predict Smeiles, Doak win

Reports from the Portage County Board of Elections are showing tight races within the county.

With 64.1 percent of precincts reporting, Democratic incumbent Christopher Smeiles has a lead over Republican challenger Larry Solak for one of the county’s commissioner seat. Smeiles leads with 54.11 percent of the vote. Solak trails with 45.89 percent of the vote.

David Doak is leading incumbent Duane Kaley for the county’s sheriff post with 55.51 percent of the vote. Kaley trails with 44.49 percent of the vote.

&mdash Staff report