TOPEKA, Kan. (KAKE) - Ryan Baty has defeated incumbent candidate Lacey Cruse.

He will serve the residents of District Four on the Sedgwick County Commission. He took 53% of the vote and Cruise took 47%. 

"I'm also grateful to commissioner Cruse," Baty said. "I really wanted to build on some of the things she was working on, help take the people of District Four and the issues that are most important to District Four and move them forward. "

Cruse also said she was grateful, in a post on her Facebook page.   "I feel grateful for all the things I have learned and the opportunity to show what serving with authenticity looks like, even if it’s not embraced," Cruse wrote.