Election 2008

Election 2008

Complete coverage of the 2008 elections

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,...
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...
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...
Three area precincts – Gaylord, Dryden and Sibley Townships – will have a local race in the September 9 primary election. Residents of the these precincts will vote to narrow the field of candidates for the District three Sibley...
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...
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....
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...
A two-year term as Gaylord Mayor is up for grabs in the November 4th general election. Vying for the post are incumbent Doug Quast and former Gaylord Mayor John Schwartz. Both candidates recently responded to a questionnaire distributed by...
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...