Embattled DA Janice Steidley Falls to Challenger Matthew Ballard

Matthew Ballard

Voters in Rogers, Mayes and Craig counties will elect a new district attorney in November after embattled District 12 DA Janice Steidley lost in Tuesday's Republican primary.

Matthew Ballard received 61 percent of the vote. Incumbent Steidley came in third place with 14 percent.

Ballard will advance to the general election where he will face Democrat Robert Post.