Election

Election

News of local, school, state and national elections.

Incumbent Doug Quast has filed for office. Former mayor John Schwartz has picked up a petition to file for office, but it has not yet been submitted. Schwartz said that it is his intention to file. As of Friday,...
Sibley County reported an 89% voter turnout for Tuesday’s general election. There are 8,710 registered voters in Sibley County. This figure does not include those who registered at the polls on election day. 7,765 ballots were cast. There was a...
Newcomer Chad Muchow was the top vote getter in the Gaylord City Council race while Carl Wetzel was re-elected with a narrow victory over Susan Johnson-Schmitt. Muchow, incumbent Carl Wetzel, and newcomer Susan Johnson-Schmitt were vying for two spots...
New Auburn residents re-elected their long-time mayor, and added a new face to the City Council. Roger Becker, who has served as mayor for 24 years, was re-elected with 88 votes. His challengers Pam Horton and Craig Lowden each...
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...
Sibley County voters re-elected two county commissioners and its auditor at the general election Tuesday. Fourth District Commissioner Charlie Woehler of Green Isle Township, First District Commissioner Leo Anderly of Jessenland Township, and Auditor Lisa Pfarr were returned to...
Sibley County will have a new Third District Commissioner next year. Retired Sibley East High School Principal Jim Swanson of Gaylord defeated Gaylord businessman Dan Uecker 684 to 605 to earn a seat on the Sibley County Board of...
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...
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,...