Helland, Gabelein advancing in race for FD3 commissioner
August 19, 2009 · Updated 8:34 AM
It’s shaping up to be a November race between incumbent Fire District 3 Commissioner Mike Helland and former fire commissioner Gary Gabelein for Position 3.
Helland was leading with a commanding 45.9 percent of the vote in the initial vote tally on Primary night.
Gabelein, a former three-term commissioner, had 31 percent of the vote.
Don Carscadden was third in the four-way race with 11 percent, with Frank Mestemacher close behind at 10.9 percent.