Voters will be heading to the polls Tuesday, to cast their ballots for local elected officials. In most locations, the polls are open from Noon until 8-p.m. In Cass County, there are races for City Council seats in Marne, Massena and Wiota. In Marne, 6 candidates are running for 5 open seats (2-year terms) on the City Council, including incumbents Alan Cranston, Randy Henningsen, Lanny Kite, and Angela Redler. They face challenges from newcomers Randy L. Fischer and Lori Holste.
In Massena, four people, including incumbent Robert McKnight, are running for two seats on the Council (4-year terms). Challengers include Jackson R. Bissell, Kevin McCunn and Doug Venteicher. And in Wiota, incumbents Kathryn Havens and Deanna Spry faces a challenge from newcomers Jeff Lillard and Lamar K. Spies for three open seats on the City Council (4-year terms).
Polling sites are as follows: In Anita – at the Anita Community Center; Atlantic…1st Ward Zion Lutheran Church, 2nd Ward – Atlantic Public Library, 3rd Ward – Cass County Community Center, 4th Ward – United Church of Christ, 5th Ward – the Heritage House; The polling site in Cumberland is the Community Building, in Griswold it’s at the Community Center, in Lewis, voters head to the Public Library, in Marne ballots will be cast the City Hall. In Massena, the polling site is at the Public Library, and in Wiota, it’s at City Hall.
Results of the City of Atlantic election will be canvassed by the Board of Supervisors beginning at 1-p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7th, with the rest of the County’s results to be canvassed on Tue., Nov. 12th, beginning at Noon.
In Adair County, there is one race we’ll be following, and that’s in Fontanelle, where Rodney Dukes, Ron Reed and Jim Warrior are running for two seats on the City Council. In Adams County, Jerry M. Anderson and Edward E. Harlow are vying to become Mayor, in Carbon, and in Corning, the race for Mayor includes candidates Timothy Paul Blaisure, Janet Scheilzwood, Jilly Steele-Moralez, and Courtney Turnis. Also in Adams County, six people are running for 5 positions on the City Council in Nodaway. The candidates include incumbents Hartford Cooper, Christine Dunn, Becky Poen and Christine Wiechman, along with challenger Renee Boysen.
In Audubon County, there is a race for three open City Council At-Large seats, in Audubon. The candidates include Delyte A. Borkowski, Jason Hocker, Teresa Murray and Thomas R. Nielsen.
In Montgomery County, two candidates seek the 2nd Ward seat on the City Council, including Jerry Daffler and Bill Haufle, while three others are running for an At Large seat. They include incumbent Fred Pilecki, and challengers Roger Waggener and Rusty Williams.