Cass & Montgomery County Primary elections set


March 28th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The deadline to file papers for the June 5th Primary has passed. Persons interested in filing for County Offices had until the end of the business Wednesday to file with their County Auditors. In Cass County, as previously mentioned, incumbents Duane McFadden, Charles Rieken and Frank Waters have filed for re-election to the Board of Supervisors, Dale Sunderman filed for re-election to his County Auditor’s post, and Darby McLaren filed for re-election as Sheriff. All five men are Republican, and none will be opposed in the Primary. Also on the ballot in Cass County, are various candidates for the Iowa Senate and House of Representatives.

Among them, are Republicans:  Tom Latham, U-S Representative – District 3; Jake Chapman & Matthew T. Mardesen, State Senate – District 10; Clel Baudler, State Representative – District 20, and Jack Drake, State Representative – District 21. Democrats having filed for the June 5th Primary include: Leonard Boswell, U-S Representative – District 3; Greg Nepstad, State Representative – District 20, & John Rose, State Representative – District 21.

In Montgomery County: Republican Ted Schoonover has filed for County Auditor; Incumbent Republican Joe Sampson faces a challenge from fellow Republican Chris Stephens, for the job of Sheriff;  Republican Bryant Amos has filed for Supervisor – District 3; and Republican Donna Robinson has filed for a Supervisor seat in District 5.