Election 2008

Election 2008

Complete coverage of the 2008 elections

Incumbents Brian Asmus and Jodi Hanson, and newcomer Brian Brandt were elected to the Sibley East Board of Education Tuesday. The top vote-getter was Asmus with 2,038 votes, followed by Brandt with 2,029 votes, and Hanson with 1,873 votes. Brian...
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,...
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...
Filing opens Tuesday, August 19th for the offices of mayor and two city council seats in Gaylord and New Auburn. Filing will close on Tuesday, September 9. All the positions will be filled at the November 4 general election. Gaylord In...
Filing opens Tuesday, August 26 for supervisor and treasurer positions in area townships. This is the first time area townships will hold their elections as part of the November 4 general election. In the past, elections were held in...
In Dryden Township, incumbent supervisors David Ruehling and Ron Otto have filed for office. No one has filed for treasurer, a position currently held by Sonya Meyer. Incumbent David Asmus has filed for re-election as supervisor in Alfsborg Township....
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...
Area residents will head to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for local, state, and federal offices. Polls will be open in Gaylord and New Auburn from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Gaylord residents will vote at the...
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...
There will be at least one new member of the Gaylord City Council following the November 4th general election. An incumbent and two newcomers are vying for two spots on the council. Seeking reelection is Carl Wetzel. Chad Muchow...