Election

Election

News of local, school, state and national elections.

There will be at least two new members of the Gaylord City Council in 2011. Three newcomers and one incumbent are among the candidates vying for three posts on the City Council. Candidates include Jim Landaas, Shawn Losure,...
And the winner is.....? There will be an official answer to that question Friday when the City of Gaylord administers a recount in the race for City Council. In last week’s general election, incumbent Carl Wetzel and newcomers Chad...
Three candidates have filed for two seats in the New Auburn City Council race. Candidates are Elizabeth Frahm, Catherine Lorenz, and Bonnie Walker. Lorenz is an incumbent. The other incumbent, Dennis Kuehl, did not file for re-election. Council members...
Voters in the Sibley East School District will pick from six candidates to fill three seats on the Board of Education at the General Election on November 7. Incumbent candidates are Mark Brandt of rural Gaylord, Tom Webster of...

Gaylord Mayor Election Results

Gaylord voters made history in Tuesday’s general election when they selected Brenda Pautsch to be the City’s first woman Mayor. Pautsch won the election by getting 44.69% of the votes cast in Gaylord. She received the support of 341...
A new AutoMARK voter assist terminal will be offered at polling places in Sibley County for the primary and general elections. Sibley County received a state grant to purchase the voting machines, to help come into compliance with the...
New Auburn Mayor Roger Becker and City Council member Catherine Lorenz have had their "two minutes of fame" recently. The two have been heard and seen recently on a commercial supporting Norm Coleman's re-election for Senate. Becker and Lorenz explained...
There was a one vote change in the count for the District 4 County Commissioner race because of Tuesday's recount, but the end result was the same. Charlie Woehler of Green Isle Township was re-elected to the post...
A race has developed for mayor and city council of Gaylord. Former mayor John Schwartz will be challenging incumbent mayor Doug Quast for the two-year term of office. Three candidates have filed for two seats on the city council. Incumbent...
Gaylord residents Jim Swanson and Dan Uecker are the finalists for the Third District Sibley County Commissioner seat. The two were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s Primary election. The commissioner race was not decided until Gaylord ballots were counted,...