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.
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.
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
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 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.