Election

Election

News of local, school, state and national elections.

Incumbent Jessica Uecker was the top vote getter Tuesday in the Gaylord City Council race while newcomers Jim Landaas and Shawn Losure also gained seats. Uecker and challengers Landaas, Losure and Susan Johnson-Schmitt were vying for three spots on...

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 were no real surprises in the area’s vote for State Senate and House seats. DFLer Kathy Sheran of Mankato was elected by District 23 voters to replace retiring DFLer John Hottinger. She captured a wide margin of victory...
Doug Quast’s bid for a third straight term as Gaylord’s Mayor was successful in Tuesday’s general election. Quast defeated former Gaylord Mayor John Schwartz by winning nearly 55% of the votes. The incumbent received 530 votes while challenger Schwartz...
The Sibley County Auditor's Office is sponsoring a Voter Outreach program at the Sibley County Fair in Arlington August 2-6. The AutoMARK and M100 voting machines will be displayed and demonstrated in the commercial exhibit building #21 (booth #6)...
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...
Sonya Meyer defeated Laura Storm in the Dryden Township treasurer's race Tuesday. This was the only area race in township elections. Meyer received 108 votes, while Storm received 53. Meyer was appointed treasurer earlier this year when former treasurer,...
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...
Voters in Sibley County’s Third District will narrow candidates from five to two in a primary election on Tuesday, September 9th. The Third District includes the City of Gaylord, and Dryden and Sibley Townships. Leo Bauer has held...
Five candidates are seeking three seats on the Sibley East Board of Education. The candidates are Brian Asmus of rural Winthrop, Brian Brandt of rural Le Sueur, Jodi Hanson of Gaylord, Brian Rodning of Gaylord, and Daryl Thurn of...