Election 2008

Election 2008

Complete coverage of the 2008 elections

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...
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,...
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,...
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...
A race has developed for New Auburn City Council. Three people have filed for two positions. Craig Lowden is challenging incumbent candidates Mike Hauan and Jim Stark for City Council. Long-time New Auburn mayor Roger Becker is unopposed for the...
New Auburn residents, Tuesday, re-elected Mayor Roger Becker and Mike Hauan and Jim Stark to the City Council. Becker was the only candidate who filed for mayor. He received 141 votes. Hauan and Stark were challenged for City Council...
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...
St. Peter’s Terry Morrow, in Tuesday’s general election, was re-elected to serve the District 23A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Morrow defeated challenger Mike Bidwell. District-wide, the vote tally was 13,209 to 7,565 in favor of Morrow....
Three candidates are seeking two seats on the New Auburn City Council. Incumbents Jim Stark and Mike Hauan are being challenged by Craig Lowden. Below is a summary of the candidates' responses to a questionnaire, sent by The Gaylord...
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...