Ballots to go out in 1 month

With the filing deadlines for most offices now passed, races for the primary and some general election have been determined.

Since last week, Chris Fryzek filed for both the Perkins County School board and the Perkins County Hospital board. 

Contested races

Filings for contested primary election races include:

Grant City Mayor-—Lisa Schmitt, Matt Greenwood, Bryce Anderson, Tim Pofahl

Grant City Council—Andrea Brueggeman, incumbent; Darrell Pierce, incumbent; Chase Sauder, Edward Dunn, Kirk York, Noel Bullock

County Commissioner District No. 2—Bernard Deaver, Republican incumbent; Ron Hagan, Republican; James J. Vak, Republican

Perkins County Hospital—Bonnie Taubenheim, incumbent; Mary Jo Gengenbach, incumbent; Richard Thurin, Fryzek 

In addition to two mayoral candidates and four city council candidates advancing to the general election, the Perkins County School board race, village boards and ESU will also be decided.

Perkins County Schools—Amy Kroeker, incumbent; Ryan Hendricks, incumbent; Adair Reese, Angela Gloy, Fryzek.

Unopposed races

Filings for unopposed candidates who will advance to the general election include:

County Assessor— Peggy Burton, Republican incumbent 

County Attorney—Richard Roberts, Republican incumbent

County Commissioner District No. 3-—Steven Tucker, Republican incumbent  

County Clerk—Rita Long, Republican incumbent 

County Sheriff—James Brueggeman, Republican incumbent 

County Treasurer—Julie Sestak, Republican incumbent

State filings

Stephanie Malcolm of Palisade filed to run against Senator Dan Hughes of Venango in District 44. 

Upper Republican NRD filings include:

Subdistrict 4—Jason Kunkel, Lamar, incumbent

Subdistrict 8—none

Subdistrict 10—Jay L. Lee, Madrid

At Large—Brock Stromberger, Champion; Duane Dinnel, Wauneta. 

Deadlines and elections

Village board and ESU incumbents have until July 16 to file and non-incumbents have until Aug. 1.

The primary election will be held on May 15 and the general election will be held Nov. 6. 

Early voting ballots for the primary election will be mailed on April 9 to those who requested them, and early voting begins at the courthouse on Monday, April 16.

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