|7/16/2020 3:31:00 PM|
It's primary time soon, absentee
ballots need to be in by August 10
Absentee early voting for primary elections got started at the government center in Center City, June 26, and ends August 10. You can submit the primary absentee ballot (which you needed to apply for on-line) at the government center or make sure your primary ballot is postmarked by August 11 to be included in counting.
In Chisago County voters will decide in the primary who should be on the ballot for the GOP in House District 32B...Anne Neu is challenged by Joelle Walmsley.
Katie Malchow is on the DFL side.
MN House of Representatives Dist 39 will see Bob Dettmer, GOP, take on the primary winner to be his Democrat challenger, either Ann Mozey or Chuck Fitzer.
Pete Stauber, U.S. House of Representatives for District 8 faces off against Harry Robb Welty in a primary for the GOP ticket.
The DFL has Quinn Nystrom on its ticket for Stauber’s seat.
State office holder Senator Mark Koran, and Rep. Brian Johnson, both Republicans, have only one challenger and are not in the primary. Challengers are DFLers Josua Fike and Renae Berg respectively.
The County Board has two races and one un-contested election. Mike Robinson has no challenger while George McMahon opted not run and Katie Werman Roche and Marlys Dunne will vy for the non-partisan commissioner seat.
Rick Greene filed for re-election and is challenged by Joshua Fike.
Meanwhile, local candidates will soon be done filing, in non-primary eligible races, to be held in November. Filing runs July 28 to Aug. 10.
These candidates are not subject to a primary and will be running in cities and in the two townships in Chisago County holding elections for town board in the fall, Nessel and Lent.
North Branch and Chisago Lakes school boards both have three seats on the ballot in November, with filing deadline of August 10.
*** The Chisago County Press provides free space for one filing statement per candidate.
Statements from all candidates who had a filing deadline of June 2, must be submitted to be published before the primary.
The filing statement tells about why the candidate is filing, major issues they have a passion about, a little personal detail and how to find information about their campaigns and the candidate can provide a photo. Text for the filing statements should stay under 500 words.
Candidates under the second phase of filing--city and school board candidates with filing deadline of Aug.10-- have through September to submit their filing statements.