Voters in Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties have elected attorney Allan Grubb as district attorney.

After 16 years in office, District Attorney Richard Smothermon chose not to seek re-election.

Smothermon's first assistant, Adam Panter, a Democrat, had 14,329 votes, or 44.96 percent.

Grubb, a Republican, had 17,542 votes, or 55.04 percent.