Election 2008

Election 2008

Complete coverage of the 2008 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,...
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...
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...
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....
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...
And the winner is.....? There will be an official answer to that question Friday when the City of Gaylord administers a recount in the race for City Council. In last week’s general election, incumbent Carl Wetzel and newcomers Chad...
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...
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...
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...
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...