TOPEKA (KSNT) – Commissioner Bill Riphahn will keep his position in Shawnee County after winning reelection on Tuesday night.

With 100% of votes counted in Shawnee County, Riphahn was declared the winner for Shawnee County Commissioner District 1 after defeating his opponent, Pam Foster. Riphahn won with 52% to Foster’s 48% among Shawnee County voters.

This news comes as a ballot measure to pay for improvements to Gage Park was also passed successfully.

Riphahn joined the 27 News morning show Wednesday. You can watch the full interview in the video player above.