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Published November 04, 2010, 09:27 AM

Traill County Elects First Female Commissioner

Traill County has its first female county commissioner.

By: Associated Press,

HILLSBORO, N.D. (AP) - Traill County has its first female county commissioner.

Gail Mooney of Cummings defeated incumbent Commissioner Ron Peterson of Buxton on Tuesday by a vote of 263 to 216.

In 2006, the two tied with 217 votes each, with Peterson winning in a coin flip.

Mooney operates a photography business in Cummings.

Traill County history dates back to 1875.

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