Thirteen elected officials were sworn in by 10th Circuit Court Judges at the Monroe County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon.
The Monroe County Auditor's race between Steve Saulter and Vivien Bridges has been tight and could be decided by the absentee ballots still being counted.
Democratic candidate Steve Saulter acknowledges his boss of the last four years has tarnished the image of the office.
The Democratic candidates will face off against Republicans Brian Ellison, Skip Daley and Jennifer Mickel this fall.
A report says the inappropriate payments took place over the course of three years.