Election 2008

Election 2008

Complete coverage of the 2008 elections

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Voters in Sibley County’s Third District will choose a new Commissioner for the Third District November 4th. The Third District includes the City of Gaylord, and Dryden and Sibley Townships. Leo Bauer has held the Third District seat for...
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...
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....