Local filing deadline is three weeks out
Though the filing deadline for local elections is quickly approaching, numerous area positions still await any filings. Any person interested in filing for one of these positions must file by noon on Tuesday, June 1. Contact the presiding county office to file, or for more information, contact the Nemaha County Clerk at 785-336-2170, or the Brown County Clerk at 785-742-2581.
If required, the Primary Election will be held Tuesday, Aug. 3. The General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Sabetha City Commission
Two positions on the Sabetha City Commission are up for re-election. They are Mayor and Commissioner of Finance.
Doug Clark currently holds the position of Mayor. Clark says he does not plan to run for re-election, and is supporting Cody Bletscher for the position. Bletscher has already filed.
Maridel Wittmer currently holds the Commissioner of Finance position. Wittmer had no comment on if she was planning to run for re-election.
USD No. 113
Three positions on the Prairie Hills USD No. 113 Board of Education are up for re-election: Position 2, Position 4 and Position 6.
Stan Keim currently holds Position 2, which generally covers the area within Sabetha city limits north of Main Street. Keim said he plans to run for re-election, however, he has not yet filed.
Ed Reznicek currently holds Position 4, which generally covers the area south of Highway 36. It is unknown if Reznicek plans to file for re-election.
Ann Shaughnessy currently holds Position 6, which generally covers the Axtell area. Shaughnessy has not filed for re-election.
Area City Elections
Many area cities also have positions up for re-election, including the following:
City of Bern: mayor, two council members;
City of Fairview: three council members;
City of Goff: mayor, five council members;
City of Hamlin: mayor, five council members;
City of Morrill: mayor, five council members;
City of Oneida: mayor, five council members;
City of Powhattan: mayor, five council members;
City of Robinson: mayor, five council members;
City of Wetmore: mayor, five council members.
Area School Board Elections
Area school districts also have positions up for re-election, including the following:
Nemaha Central USD No. 115: positions two, four and six;
Hiawatha USD No. 415: positions four, five and six.