Archive for Friday, April 1, 2005

Area races

April 1, 2005


Area counties

The following area races in surrounding counties.

Franklin County


Commission -- Deborah Henningsen; Raquel "Rocky" Fleer-Husted; Blake Jorgensen; Mark R. Retzer, Sr.; Kenneth Woods

There are three positions open on the Ottawa City Commission.

Ottawa school district

Three at-large positions -- Jeanette Lowry; Lawrence Lyman; Sean Powell; Mike Sipple; Marge Stevens.

Jefferson County


Council -- Betty Ann Anderson; Kevin Bell; Robert Budden; Randy Daniels; Harold Gore; Sherri Hittle; Marilyn Johnson; Bill Rodecap; Gary Quiett .

The Meriden City Council is expanding to seven from five council members. Five of the seat are up for grabs. The top three vote-getters will serve four year terms and the fourth- and fifth-place vote-getters will serve two year terms.


Council -- Michael Boyd; Thomas D. Bryant; Lisa M. Cross; A.W. "Rocky" Himpel; Shelly Hummelgaard

There are three seats open on the Oskaloosa City Council.

Oskaloosa school district

Position 5 -- Alice "Lou" Jeffers, Oskaloosa; Tracy D. Newell, Oskaloosa.


Council -- Bradley A. Ayers; Elke Lassiter; Kirk W. Vernon; Marlin Youngquist

There are two seats open on the Ozawkie City Council.


Council -- Richard A. "Dick" Annis; Marcie Rae Cottrell; Joanna Madorin; Jay Skelton

There are three seats available on the Perry City Council.


Mayor -- Herman Ackmann; David Schneider; Edward "Pete" Scott

Council -- Troy Frost; Michael A. Henning; Roy McCullough; Matt Smith; Roger Whaley.

The city of Nortonville passed an ordinance to not hold a primary election. There are two city council seats open.

Valley Falls school district

Position 4 -- Laverne W. Clark, Valley Falls; Micah Gelatt, Valley Falls.

Position 5 -- Charles E. Bartlett, Valley Falls; John D. Shipley, Jr., Valley Falls.

Jefferson County North

Position 4 -- Carletia Domann, Nortonville; Sharon Porter, Nortonville.

Jefferson County West

Position 6 -- Bette J. Lopez, Ozawkie; Sandra Mumaw, Ozawkie

Johnson County.

De Soto

Council -- Timothy J. Maniez, Ted R. Morse, Barry R. Thierer, Dave Vigness.

Two positions are open on the council.

De Soto school district

Position 4 -- Curtis N. Allenbrand, Randy Johnson

Position 5 -- Janine Gracy, Jim Thomas

Position 6 -- Larry Meyer, Denise Taylor

Leavenworth County


Mayor -- Chris Garcia; Joseph B. Nick Sr.

Council -- Robert "Bob" Moore; Terry Thomas; Rayburn "Keith" Sifford; David Povilonis

Two seats are open on the council.

Basehor-Linwood school district

Position 6 -- Paul David Smith, Linwood; Gary Johnson, Linwood


Council -- Robert Nickle; Steve Gumm; Cecil E. Vinyard; Jim Truesdell; Jason Ward

There are three Tonganoxie City Council positions up for grabs.

Tonganoxie school district

Position 6 -- Bob Dehoff, Tonganoxie; Brian Huseman, Tonganoxie

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